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First We Had Spray On Stem Cells and Now The Stem Cell Skin Gun for Wound Care Speeds Healing- Regenerative Medicine by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 04 Feb 2011 11:00am Regenerative medicine is moving so fast as it was just 2 months ago I posted about an up and coming trial to where a patient’s own stem cells from their bone marrow is being sprayed.  The video here shows a man who was burned quite badly and when you see how the skin looked in about 4 days, this amazing.  I think stem cells are the future for ... Read on »
Stem Cells in Ophthalmology Update 18: Stem Cells Inc. Demonstrates That its Human Neural Stem Cells Preserve Vision – Get by Irv Arons Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 15 Mar 2012 5:27pm On January 30, 2012, Stem Cells Inc. announced the publication of preclinical data demonstrating that its proprietary HuCNS-SCr cells (purified human neural stem cells) protect host photoreceptors and preserve vision in an animal model of retinal disease. The preclinical results are highly relevant to human disorders of vision loss, the most n ... Read on »
Still No Truce in the Stem-Cell Wars…Why (INDUCED PLURIPOTENT!!) Adult Cells Won’t End the Stem-Cell Wars – by David Granovsky Posted Mon 08 Feb 2010 12:00am SO much confusing info (or perhaps, misinformation). Let me try to explain this… Still No Truce in the Stem-Cell Wars A new study finds serious problems with stem cells produced from adult cells. (they are referring to induced pluripotent stem cells – dg) By Sharon Begley | Newsweek Web Exclusive  Feb 11, 2010 “Embry ... Read on »
Stem Cell Trial Participants Thank The Doctors Who Treated Them at the University of Miami–Stem Cells for Heart Failure by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 01 May 2011 3:48pm We have a bit of this going on in Los Angeles too with amazing results being seen.  The video below shows one patient who received treatment at Cedar Sinai.  As you can read further this is double-blind” clinical trial to where some get real stem cells and others get a placebo treatment.  Patients are allowed of course to decide whether or not ... Read on »
US Department of Justice To Appeal Stem Cell Decision That Freezes Funding for Embryonic Stem Cell Research by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 24 Aug 2010 7:21pm I am sure the judge was interpreting the law as it was written so the next step is it sounds like is an “act of Congress” unless the Department of Justice has other alternatives.  As a nation we would be fools to have this remain on the books as the last year since stem cell research was reinstated look what we have seen and every other country ... Read on »
Stem Cell Based Cosmetics Developed from International StemCell Corporation Announced by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 12 Dec 2010 4:14pm This is an interesting company as they are involved in research and development of stem cells relating to diabetes, liver disease and more and have several patents in this area both internationally and in the US.  Now what is also interesting here is the launch of “stem cell” cosmetics as another part of their business model, with retail sales ... Read on »
Abstract from journal Cell on stem cells by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 11:36pm This is off topic, but there's big news today regarding the creation of pluripotent cells from human skin fibroblasts. Here's the abstract from the Yamanaka study in Cell: "Successful reprogramming of differentiated human somatic cells into a pluripotent state would allow creation of patient- and disease-specific stem cells. We p ... Read on »
Vitamin C boosts the reprogramming of adult cells into stem cells « Health Research Report by David Granovsky Posted Sun 05 Jan 2014 12:00am November 8, 2012 Vitamin C boosts the reprogramming of adult cells into stem cells 1 Famous for its antioxidant properties and role in tissue repair, vitamin C is touted as beneficial for illnesses ranging from the common cold to cancer and perhaps even for slowing the aging process. Now, a study published online on December ... Read on »
ADULT CELLS, STEM CELLS & CANCER by David Granovsky Posted Mon 19 Sep 2011 12:00am Wow, this one was devious!! Some of these articles must be read very carefully as they are misleading and confusing, perhaps even intentionally so. They start by telling you ‘adult stem cells‘ may fight cancer…. but later in the article refer to them as ‘adult cells…’ and even later as ‘induced pluripotent stem cells.’ Bu ... Read on »
Turning Ordinary Cells into Stem Cells by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:06pm Stem cells are the body’s master cells and have the amazing capability of developing into various types of cells. They can be induced to become specific types of tissues or organs and are able to renew themselves through cell division. These features make stem cells quite remarkable and different from other types Continue Reading » Soci ... Read on »