Sep 7, 2017

Unauthorized cord blood treatments

The recent arrests over alleged unauthorized stem cell therapies using blood collected from umbilical cords and placentas has shed light on the shady aspects of these expensive treatments.

Breakthrough reported in quest to make blood cells

/ May 18, 2017

Breakthrough reported in quest to make blood cells

Scientists on Wednesday unveiled two methods for coaxing stem cells into blood cells, a long-sought goal that could lead to new treatments for blood disease, including leukemia. In separate experiments reported in Nature — one with mice, the other transplanting human stem cells into mouse ...