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What’s next from stem cell research? Diabetes treatments and safer kidney transplants

Kathleen Doheny | 
Treatments for eye diseases are considered among the most promising for stem cells, which have been under study for more ...

Stem cell hope for heart failure

Dennis Thompson | 
Stem cells injected directly into heart muscle can help patients suffering from severe heart failure by improving an ailing heart's ...

Studies suggest genetic role in obesity

Randy Dotinga | 
The following is an excerpt. Two new studies offer some solace to those who can't control their weight despite diet and exercise by providing more evidence ...
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Stem cell transplants may show promise for MS

Denise Mann | 
New research suggests that stem cell transplants to treat certain brain and nervous system diseases such as multiple sclerosismay be ...

Fighting breed-related diseases

Ann Hohenhaus | 
The refinement of purebred dogs over the past four or five centuries has created interesting versions of Canis familiaris, such ...