CAMBRIDGE, MA (US), October 2020 — Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is a serious infection that affects nearly 50 percent of Americans aged 30 years and older. If left unchecked, periodontal disease can destroy the jawbone and lead to tooth loss.
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Coverage of the latest news and updates from the field of stem cells and regenerative medicine.
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (US), October 2020 — In September 2015, the U.S.
BIRMINGHAM, AL (US), October 2020 — Science has long known that recovery from experimental heart attacks is improved by injection of a mixture of heart muscle cells, endothelial cells and smooth muscle cells, yet results have been limited by poor engraftment and retention, and re
Stockholm (SE), October 2020 — Spinal cord injury often leads to permanent functional impairment.
LONDON (UK), September 2020 — The first stages of placental development take place days before the embryo starts to form in human pregnancies, according to a new study led by researchers at the Francis Crick Institute, London.
STOCKHOLM (SE), September 2020 — New knowledge on the cellular makeup and growth of teeth can expedite developments in regenerative dentistry – a biological therapy for damaged teeth – as well as the treatment of tooth sensitivity.
TSUKUBA (JP), September 2020 — Normal brain development requires a precise interplay between neuronal and non-neuronal (also called glial) cells.
MADISON, WI (US), September 2020 — The mature brain is infamously bad at repairing itself following damage like that caused by trauma or strokes, or from degenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s.
TOKYO (JP), September 2020 — Heart development as it happens in vivo, or in a living organism, is a complex process that has traditionally been difficult to mimic in vitro, or in the laboratory.
CLAYTON, VIC (AU), September 2020 — An international collaboration involving Monash University and Duke-NUS researchers has led to an unexpected world-first stem cell discovery that may yield new treatments for placenta complications during pregnancy.