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News tag: pluripotent stem cells


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Hair loss new treatment uses stem cell-based novel method


29 Jan, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Hair loss, a condition affecting millions of people worldwide, could soon have a cure as scientists have used human pluripotent stem cells to grow new hair, new research finds. Researchers at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute (Sanford-Burnham) conducted a study representing the first step in creating a treatment for hair loss…

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Miniature human stomach created from stem cells


30 Oct, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
A fully functioning, miniature stomach was grown using pluripotent stem cells, researchers announced. Scientists from Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center in Ohio claim the performance is an “unprecedented tool” for studying a wide array of diseases that threaten public health including cancer and metabolic syndrome. The event was reported earlier…