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Polish haematologists on stem cells

Polish haematologists on stem cells

In a paper “Umbilical cord blood stem cells – hopes and reality” written by Professor Tadeusz Robak, PhD and Anna Korycka MD of the Chair and Clinic of Haematology, Łódź Medical University, authors present a summary of hitherto existing research...

Nanog – eternal youth protein

Nanog – eternal youth protein

Adult cells of the human body can be so reprogrammed to become embryonic stem cells - Scottish researchers have shown.Embryonic stem cells can change into any cell in the human body. It is for this reason that they cause high...

News about medical implementation of “family” cord blood

News about medical implementation of “family” cord blood

At the 12th International Cellular Therapy Society (5th May 2006, Berlin) the successful treatment of 18 patients, who had cord blood transplanted, was presented.Most transplants were derived from related donors. The results of such treatment were better than transplanting blood...

EU will finance research on stem cells

EU will finance research on stem cells

The battle whether stem cell research should or should not be subsided from Union funds differentiated EU countries. The Polish standpoint, as not to assign EU’s funds for this research, lost.“Our standpoint wasn’t approved by enough countries to block such...

Footballers cured by their children’s stem cells?

Footballers cured by their children’s stem cells?

English football players store stem cells collected from their newborn children, in order to use them to cure their future injuries.“What we do now, for the time being, is a big experiment. We injected a child’s stem cells into its...

One cell is enough

One cell is enough

Scientists have reared stem cells from human embryos without destroying them.This accomplishment can end the discussion whether experimenting on human embryos is good or bad. Until now, scientists had to destroy the human foetus in order to obtain the cells....