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Study uses stem cells to boost red blood cell production

Using human stem cells, scientists have developed methods to boost the production of red blood cells, according to a new ...
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Clinic taps patients’ own stem cells to ease their pain

A Sartell doctor offers a stem cell treatment instead of surgery, but critics say it's too soon. The trend has ...

Study uses stem cells to boost red blood cell production

Using human stem cells, scientists have developed methods to boost the production of red blood cells, according to a new ...
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Would Rachel Carson embrace ‘frankenfoods’? Scientist believes ‘yes’

The ‘Frankenfoods’ debate is coming to your dinner table. This debate is particularly poignant because fifty years ago this September, ...
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New prenatal testing can detect more genetic problems

A new method of prenatal testing that can detect more genetic problems in a fetus than ever before could be ...
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Anti-GM ‘ambulance chasers’ poised to enter ‘litigation heaven’ if Prop 37 passes

The American Medical Association agrees with the USDA and wrote two months ago, "There is no scientific justification for special ...

Kazakhstan breeds carrots with anti-tuberculosis vaccines

Kazakhstan genetics have bred carrots containing anti-tuberculosis vaccine, Director General of Kazakhstan National Biotechnologies Center Yerlan Ramankulov told Tengrinews.kz. The ...

Vitamin-boosted stem cells show promise in curing baldness

A team of researchers in Japan has discovered that VD3, a super-active form of Vitamin D, boosts stem cells to ...

Doom and DNA: Why we shouldn’t always overreact when it comes to DNA- Positive advances in genetic testing

While society should be careful about its uses of genetic testing and its efforts to modify the genome, some people ...
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23andMe seeks FDA approval for personalized genetic tests

23andMe, a pioneer genetic testing company, is asking the FDA to approve a personalized DNA test- setting off familiar protests ...

Personalized medicine closer to reality: Using stem cells to study variants of Parkinson’s disease

A nationwide consortium of scientists at 20 institutions, led by a principal faculty member at the Harvard Stem Cell Institute ...

Get ready for a new genre of medical tests for the era of personalized medicine

A new genre of diagnostic tests – which determine whether a medicine is right for a patient’s genes – are ...

Genetic tests could explain why some children and teens die unexpectedly

Characterized by a hidden defect in certain cardiac cells, the syndrome had several bizarre variants. One type results in cardiac ...

Man-made proteins put a new twist on evolution – and they fight the flu

Man-made proteins. You may have never heard of them, but you will. They are set to become huge change agents ...

Researchers discover gene mutations that causes paralysis in patients from childhood

Alternating hemiplegia of childhood (AHC) is a very rare disorder that causes paralysis that freezes one side of the body ...

Fruit flies light the way to pinpoint genetic changes that spell cancer

By studying fruit flies, scientists at A*STAR’s Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB) have successfully devised a fast and ...

Olympic medicine: Are elite athletes really healthier than the rest of us?

As Los Angeles Times science writer Jon Bardin wrote in a recent article, “There are numerous genetic factors known to ...
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Is personalized medicine a myth?

The intersection of technology, science, medicine and design has led to an explosion of apps for monitoring blood pressure, glucose ...

New genomic sequencing method enables ‘smarter’ anaysis of individual cells

Research published in the July 22 issue of Nature Biotechnology, shows for the first time that a novel genomic sequencing ...

What causes stem cells to become harmful cancer cells? Scientists may have discovered the reason why

Stem cells hold great promise for the medicine of the future, but they can also be a cause of disease ...
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Ruling frees FDA to crack down on stem cell clinics

It's official: stem cells are drugs. At least, that's the opinion of the US district court in Washington DC, which ...
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Parkinson’s, Huntington’s disease research makes advances with stem cells

Two groups of Parkinson's and Huntington's researchers working in 13 labs nationwide have used advanced stem-cell technology to make human ...

The great gene-patent debate contines: Does it help or hinder research?

An ongoing legal battle over gene patents has led many scientists to ask whether such claims help or hinder research ...

Enzyme’s ability to ‘hop’ as it moves along DNA offers tips on epigenetic gene expression

UC Santa Barbara researchers' discovery of a variation of an enzyme's ability to "hop" as it moves along DNA, modifying ...

The healing power of stem cells: Clinic treats ailments with patient’s own stem cells

What if the body could heal itself? Physicians at Rejuv Medical in Sartell are using the patient’s own stem cells ...

European regulators back western world’s first gene therapy drug

European regulators have recommended approval of the Western world's first gene therapy drug -- after rejecting it on three previous ...
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FDA balances costs, patient safety in the biologics and personalized medicine revolution

Sometimes what you see is not all you get. Whether or not you support healthcare reform, the implementation of any ...

World’s first patient-initiated, crowdfunded genome sequencing project uncovers young child’s unknown genetic disease

The Rare Genomics Institute (RGI), a non-profit organization that uses genome sequencing and other biotechnology to help children with rare ...