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#Stem Cells

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

NUIG scientists develop new method of fighting breast cancer

Feb 10th 2018, 6:04 PM 13,245 Views 5 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 18th 2017, 9:34 AM 13,138 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 from human eggs can now be patented

Stem cells from human eggs can now be patented

Dec 19th 2014, 8:40 AM 4,589 Views 14 Comments

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

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

New breakthrough could reduce the number of people suffering from blindness

Sep 5th 2014, 10:21 AM 5,076 Views 2 Comments

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

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 11,226 Views 15 Comments

New technology uses sound waves to target specific cells.

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 16,473 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.

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

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

Apr 15th 2014, 8:28 AM 5,970 Views 1 Comment

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

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 8,535 Views 22 Comments

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

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 10,876 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.

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

"Promising" stem cell treatment for diabetic wounds

Mar 13th 2013, 6:45 AM 4,513 Views 17 Comments

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

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 4,177 Views 7 Comments

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

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 3,337 Views 12 Comments

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

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 5,523 Views 80 Comments

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

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

Girl, 10, receives vein grown from own stem cells

Jun 14th 2012, 10:36 AM 2,009 Views 10 Comments

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

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

Vatican calls off conference on medical use of stem cells

Mar 27th 2012, 2:05 PM 1,863 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.

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 2,056 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.

"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 1,393 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.

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

European Court bans patenting of embryonic stem cells for research

Oct 19th 2011, 4:00 PM 1,063 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.

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 175 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.

The Daily Fix: Friday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Jul 8th 2011, 7:33 PM 761 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
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# Stem Cells

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

Jul 8th 2011, 2:40 PM 1,724 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.

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 1,178 Views 7 Comments

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

Teeth pulled for stem cell harvest
# Health
# Health

Teeth pulled for stem cell harvest

Jan 19th 2011, 12:40 PM 1,392 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.

First human trial of stem cell treatment underway
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# Stem Cells

First human trial of stem cell treatment underway

Oct 11th 2010, 7:16 PM 294 Views 0 Comments

Controversial study begins treating its first patient in the US.

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

Aug 20th 2010, 7:35 AM 245 Views 0 Comments

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