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Tissue Engineering Could Alter Procedure for Repairing Tubes in Body

Scientists say that they have been able to use bladder cells grown in a laboratory to repair injured urinary systems in boys - an...

Gene Therapy Shows Promise in Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease

Results from a clinical trial have shown that cutting-edge gene therapy on Parkinson's disease patients significantly...

Stem Cells Show Promise in Healing Hearts Damaged by Heart Attacks

University of Miami cardiologists are reporting success in a preliminary clinical trial of a stem cell therapy they hope will someday be the standard...

Scientists Grow Eye from Stem Cells in Landmark Study

Scientists have used stem cells to grow a rudimentary eye in the laboratory in a landmark study that raises the prospect of creating tissues...

Stem Cells Shown to Help Improve, Speed Repair of Bone Fractures

A new study has shown that adult stem cells enriched with a bone-regenerating hormone can help mend bone fractures that are not healing properly.University...

Scientists Discover Gene Responsible for Spread of Cancer

Researchers at the University of East Anglia have isolated a gene that encourages cancer to move around the body, according to the BBC News....

Scientists Grow Human Veins in Lab

US scientists have successfully grown human veins in a lab, which may revolutionize heart bypass surgery...

Newborn Mice Can Regrow Heart Muscle. Can Humans?

According to a new study, researchers have discovered that 1-day-old mice can regenerate working heart tissue,...

New Gene Therapy Blocks HIV Infection

Sometimes, the smallest alterations lead to the largest breakthroughs. In what appears to be a promising step forward in the war against AIDS, researchers...

Stem Cells Fix One Man’s Broken Heart

For the first time in the United States, a man can credit his own stem cells...