Monthly Archives: January 2015

Researchers Use Human Pluripotent Stem Cells to Grow Hair

(LA JOLLA, Ca.) —¬†Researchers from Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute (Sanford-Burnham) have used human pluripotent stem cells to generate new hair in bald mice. The study, published online in PLOS One¬†yesterday, represents the first step toward a cell-based treatment for people with hair loss. In the United States more than 40 million men and 21 million […]

By |January 27th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Multiple Sclerosis Stem Cell Study Shows Improvements

(Evanston, Ill.) — Treatment with a form of stem cell transplantation in individuals with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis has demonstrated improvements in neurological disability, quality of life, and cognitive function. The new study, which appears in a recent issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association, did not show similar positive results for individuals with […]

By |January 26th, 2015|Multiple Sclerosis, Stem Cells|0 Comments