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Talking Horse Sense About Adult Stem Cells

Bone marrow stem cells have apparently been helping to repair injuries in horses for some time. They are about to be tried in humans now. From the Reuters story in the Washington Post (good for it):Stem cell therapy may be controversial in human medicine but in the world of horse racing it is . . . . Continue Reading »

Stem Cell Products About to Hit the Market

Of course they are adult stem cell derived. From the CNN story:Cytori (down $0.02 to $5.62, Charts) is planning to launch its first stem cell medical device in Europe this year, said Eric Daniels, senior director of business development for the company, with a market debut planned for Spain and . . . . Continue Reading »

Adult Stem Cells Grow Heart Valves

If this works in animal testing, it could be a great breakthrough in the treatment of heart disease. Scientists have taken stem cells from bone marrow and, using a scaffold, engineered them into new heart valves. From the story in the Guardian:Growing a suitably-sized piece of tissue from a . . . . Continue Reading »

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