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Coverage of the latest news and updates from the field of stem cells and regenerative medicine.

August 19, 2019

Cambridge (UK), August 2019 — New research reveals how increasing brain stiffness as we age causes brain stem cell dysfunction, and demonstrates new ways to

August 15, 2019

Daegu (KR), August 2019 — A new study shows how chronic stress causes autophagic death of adult hippocampal neural stem cells (NSCs).

August 15, 2019

SAITAMA (JP), August 2019 — After an egg is fertilized, it begins to divide and passes through several stages. Cells in the two-cell stage are totipotent — they can become any type of cell.

August 12, 2019

HONG KONG, August 2019 — As a medical emergency caused by severe cardiovascular diseases, myocardial infarction (MI) can inflict permanent and life-threatening damage to the heart.

August 12, 2019

San Diego, CA (US), August 2019 — Glioblastoma is an aggressive form of brain cancer that infiltrates surrounding brain tissue, making it extremely difficult to treat with surgery.

August 8, 2019

WINSTON-SALEM, NC (US), August 2019 – Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men, with radical prostatectomy as a commonly chosen course of action. The reported rate of erectile dysfunction after prostate surgery for cancer is reportedly as high as 90 percent.

August 8, 2019

TOKYO (JP), August 2019 — The human liver is a vital organ involved in multiple functions.

August 8, 2019

SEATTLE, WA (US), August 2019 — Researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center have used CRISPR-Cas9 to edit long-lived blood stem cells to reverse the clinical symptoms observed with several blood disorders, including sickle cell disease and beta-thalassemia.

August 5, 2019

YOKOHAMA (JP), August 2019 — Scientists have developed an efficient method of successfully generating hair growth in nude mice.

August 5, 2019

LONDON (UK), August 2019 — A combination of heart cells derived from human stem cells could be the answer to developing a desperately-needed treatment for heart failure, according to new research published in 

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