Stem cell tested for spinal cord injuries

Stem cell tested for spinal cord injuries

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration last week gave consent to Newark biotech business to begin testing an experimental stem cell treatment in individuals who have suffered spinal cord injuries – a movement that scientists and patients alike expect will accelerate study in a field that has been dangerously slow to demonstrate results. 

Stem cell transplant ‘game changer’ for MS Sufferers

Stem cell transplant 'game changer' for MS Sufferers

Physicians declare a stem cell transplant might be a “game changer” for most individuals with multiple sclerosis. Results from an global trial reveal that it managed to block the illness and improve symptoms. It entails wiping out an individual’s immune system utilizing cancer medications then rebooting it using a stem cell transplant. Louise Willetts, 36, […]

Stem cell trial aims to cure blindness

Stem cell trial aims to cure blindness

Surgeons in London have completed a pioneering human embryonic stem cell operation in a continuous trial to find a cure for blindness for several patients. The process was performed on a woman aged 60 at Moorfields Eye Hospital. It entailed “seeding” a very small patch with specialised eye cells and implanting it in the back […]