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#Stem Cells

# stem-cells - Saturday 10 February, 2018

NUIG scientists develop new method of fighting breast cancer
# Stem Cells
# Stem Cells

NUIG scientists develop new method of fighting breast cancer

Feb 10th 2018, 6:04 PM 13,215 Views 5 Comments

Breast cancer patients whose cancer has spread still face relatively poor outcomes.

# stem-cells - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Discovery from Irish researchers could pave way for new treatments for oesophageal cancer
# Stem Cells
# Stem Cells

Discovery from Irish researchers could pave way for new treatments for oesophageal cancer

Jan 18th 2017, 9:34 AM 13,108 Views 32 Comments

This form of cancer is often resistant to treatment, but researchers say they’ve found a new means to fight it.

# stem-cells - Friday 19 December, 2014

Stem cells from human eggs can now be patented

Stem cells from human eggs can now be patented

Dec 19th 2014, 8:40 AM 4,575 Views 14 Comments

That’s a ruling from Europe’s top court.

# stem-cells - Friday 5 September, 2014

New breakthrough could reduce the number of people suffering from blindness
# Stem Cells
# Stem Cells

New breakthrough could reduce the number of people suffering from blindness

Sep 5th 2014, 10:21 AM 5,063 Views 2 Comments

Research conducted by scientists in NUI Galway could increase the number of successful cornea transplant operations.

# stem-cells - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Research conducted by Irish scientists could mean the end of organ donors
# Breaking Ground
# Breaking Ground

Research conducted by Irish scientists could mean the end of organ donors

Aug 28th 2014, 11:12 AM 11,209 Views 15 Comments

New technology uses sound waves to target specific cells.

# stem-cells - Friday 27 June, 2014

93% of Irish mothers want hospitals to store their umbilical cord blood
# Stem Cells
# Stem Cells

93% of Irish mothers want hospitals to store their umbilical cord blood

Jun 27th 2014, 6:11 PM 16,429 Views 34 Comments

The blood is rich in stem cells that have been used in the treatment of many different cancers, immune deficiencies and genetic disorders.

# stem-cells - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Red blood cells grown in a lab to be trialled in humans
# Stem Cells
# Stem Cells

Red blood cells grown in a lab to be trialled in humans

Apr 15th 2014, 8:28 AM 5,861 Views 1 Comment

A team of researchers across Ireland and the United Kingdom used stem cells to grow red blood cells.

# stem-cells - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

New stem cell discovery made - but Ireland "far behind" with legislation
# Mouse Blood
# Mouse Blood

New stem cell discovery made - but Ireland "far behind" with legislation

Jan 29th 2014, 9:44 PM 8,521 Views 22 Comments

Japanese researchers find a new way of generating stem cells, but experts in Ireland are calling for developments here.

# stem-cells - Monday 27 January, 2014

# stem-cells - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

Scientists create human stem cells by cloning for first time
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

Scientists create human stem cells by cloning for first time

May 15th 2013, 10:23 PM 10,858 Views 43 Comments

The breakthrough is one of the most significant developments since Dolly the sheep – and could potentially be used to help diseases like Parkinson’s and MS.

# stem-cells - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

"Promising" stem cell treatment for diabetic wounds
# Diabetes
# Diabetes

"Promising" stem cell treatment for diabetic wounds

Mar 13th 2013, 6:45 AM 4,501 Views 17 Comments

Foot ulceration will affect up to 25 per cent of people with diabetes and may result in amputation.

# stem-cells - Monday 8 October, 2012

Pioneering stem cell work wins Nobel Prize for researchers
# Nobel Prize
# Nobel Prize

Pioneering stem cell work wins Nobel Prize for researchers

Oct 8th 2012, 6:04 PM 4,155 Views 7 Comments

Shinya Yamanaka of Japan and John Gurdon of Britain found that adult cells could be transformed back to stem cells.

# stem-cells - Thursday 4 October, 2012

Potential infertility cure: stem cells create viable eggs in mice
# Infertility
# Infertility

Potential infertility cure: stem cells create viable eggs in mice

Oct 4th 2012, 7:46 PM 3,326 Views 12 Comments

It’s a long way from working in humans but researchers have made a leap forward.

# stem-cells - Thursday 14 June, 2012

Poll: Do you support embryonic stem cell research?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you support embryonic stem cell research?

Jun 14th 2012, 11:12 AM 5,505 Views 80 Comments

We’d like to know: do you support embryonic stem cell research?

Girl, 10, receives vein grown from own stem cells
# Stem Cells
# Stem Cells

Girl, 10, receives vein grown from own stem cells

Jun 14th 2012, 10:36 AM 1,988 Views 10 Comments

A young girl in Sweden has had a major vein replaced with another grown using her own stem cells.

# stem-cells - Tuesday 27 March, 2012

Vatican calls off conference on medical use of stem cells
# Pope Benedict
# Pope Benedict

Vatican calls off conference on medical use of stem cells

Mar 27th 2012, 2:05 PM 1,847 Views 18 Comments

The Irish Stem Cell Foundation has expressed regret over the decision, saying the Vatican’s willingness to host the conference had been seen as the beginning of “a dialogue” on the issue.

# stem-cells - Monday 27 February, 2012

Study finds young women have egg-producing stem cells after all
# Fertility
# Fertility

Study finds young women have egg-producing stem cells after all

Feb 27th 2012, 10:15 AM 2,045 Views 2 Comments

Doctors had believed women were born with all of the eggs they would ever have, but new research suggests young women could produce new eggs.

# stem-cells - Monday 20 February, 2012

# stem-cells - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

"Broken hearts" could be healed with stem cells
# Broken Heart
# Broken Heart

"Broken hearts" could be healed with stem cells

Feb 14th 2012, 9:51 AM 1,382 Views 0 Comments

A study by American doctors showed that scar tissue mass that occurred after a heart attack could be reduced after treatment with the patient’s own stem cells.

# stem-cells - Wednesday 19 October, 2011

European Court bans patenting of embryonic stem cells for research
# Stem Cells
# Stem Cells

European Court bans patenting of embryonic stem cells for research

Oct 19th 2011, 4:00 PM 1,047 Views 32 Comments

Scientists have criticised the decision of Europe’s top court, saying it is “the worst possible outcome” in the battle against neurodegenerative diseases.

# stem-cells - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

Column: In the future, stem cells will take people out of wheelchairs
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: In the future, stem cells will take people out of wheelchairs

Oct 5th 2011, 7:30 AM 140 Views 9 Comments

Martin Codyre was left paralysed from the shoulders down by an accident. He believes regenerative medicine could offer him a cure – but says ‘miracle’ scams are taking vital funds away from patients.

# stem-cells - Thursday 22 September, 2011

# stem-cells - Friday 8 July, 2011

The Daily Fix: Friday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Jul 8th 2011, 7:33 PM 743 Views 0 Comments

In today’s Fix: leaked NOTW audio; the end of an era for NASA’s shuttles; and no more casual Fridays at the Dáil…

Family will borrow €10,000 to harvest 'life-saving' stem cells for son
# Stem Cells
# Stem Cells

Family will borrow €10,000 to harvest 'life-saving' stem cells for son

Jul 8th 2011, 2:40 PM 1,683 Views 8 Comments

Heavily pregnant woman says she was told at 20 weeks that she could have the procedure at Holles Street – but with only weeks left to give birth, is having to go private.

# stem-cells - Thursday 7 July, 2011

World's first synthetic organ transplant carried out in Sweden
# Synthetic Organ
# Synthetic Organ

World's first synthetic organ transplant carried out in Sweden

Jul 7th 2011, 9:40 PM 1,153 Views 7 Comments

The artificial windpipe was grown in a lab and transplanted into a 36-year-old man suffering from tracheal cancer.

# stem-cells - Wednesday 19 January, 2011

Teeth pulled for stem cell harvest
# Health
# Health

Teeth pulled for stem cell harvest

Jan 19th 2011, 12:40 PM 1,381 Views 0 Comments

Some parents in the US have been bringing their children to have baby teeth removed in the hopes that stem cells harvested from them might help with future health problems.

# stem-cells - Monday 11 October, 2010

First human trial of stem cell treatment underway
# Stem Cells
# Stem Cells

First human trial of stem cell treatment underway

Oct 11th 2010, 7:16 PM 285 Views 0 Comments

Controversial study begins treating its first patient in the US.

# stem-cells - Friday 20 August, 2010

Stem cells: good for generating a new heart, kidneys... hair?
# Baldness
From The Daily Edge
# Baldness

Stem cells: good for generating a new heart, kidneys... hair?

Aug 20th 2010, 7:35 AM 234 Views 0 Comments

Scientists unexpectedly find a way to generate skin cells that grow their own hair.