Once bed ridden, Houston woman with new lease on life joins fight to make stem cell therapy available in the US

KTRK-TVSarah Hughes was just 11-months-old when her parents learned of the rare congenital disease that would steal her childhood and later, her independence as a young adult. “I spend a long time in the hospital — pretty lonely,” said the now 26-year-old Scientists just created blood stem cells — and they could save lives ..

Once bed ridden, Houston woman with new lease on life joins fight to make stem cell therapy available in the US

KTRK-TVSarah Hughes was just 11-months-old when her parents learned of the rare congenital disease that would steal her childhood and later, her independence as a young adult. “I spend a long time in the hospital — pretty lonely,” said the now 26-year-old Scientists Coax Stem Cells Into Functional Red Blood Cells, Taking Us Closer To Limitless Artificial Blood ..

Lab-grown stem cells could replace blood donations

EngadgetStem cells are kind of wild and can be used to create just about anything. Now, scientists have successfully created blood in a lab using the wundermaterial. As New Scientist points out, this could mean that certain cancer patients wouldn’t have to Once bed ridden, Houston woman with new lease on life joins fight to make stem cell therapy available in the US ..

Lab-Grown Blood Stem Cells Produced At Last

Scientific AmericanResearchers have made blood stem cells and progenitor cells from pluripotent stem cells (pictured above). Credit: Steve Gschmeissner Getty Images. Advertisement |. Report Ad. After 20 years of trying, scientists have transformed mature cells into Stem cells can be encouraged to sprout by changing the surface of the plastic growth substrate ..

Stem cells can be encouraged to sprout by changing the surface of the plastic growth substrate

Los Angeles TimesControlling the patterning on the surface of plastics may soon enable us to grow bone, fight infections and reproduce stem cells, thanks to research at Swinburne. Variations in the nanoscale structures on the surface of a material can alter the Scientists get closer to making personalized blood cells by using patients’ own stem cells ..

Woman with type 1 diabetes still off insulin one year after cell transplant

CBS NewsScientists report a step forward in the plan to create a truly artificial pancreas, offering new hope to people with type 1 diabetes. A 43-year-old single mother with dangerously difficult-to-control diabetes had insulin-producing islet cells ..

Janelle Monáe gives graduates her three secrets to life, while Will Ferrell sings Whitney Houston

Los Angeles TimesGraduation is in the air, and Hollywood has a way of taking center stage during this season as well. Among a number of celebrities who will bestow words of encouragement upon college graduates, Will Ferrell and Janelle Monáe took their turns this weekend. ..

Out of prison, Chelsea Manning looks forward to exploring life as a woman

CNN(CNN) Chelsea Manning, the former Army intelligence analyst behind one of the largest leaks of classified information in history, was freed Wednesday morning and is looking forward to growing out her hair and finding out what it means to be a woman Chelsea Manning, who gave trove of US secrets to WikiLeaks, leaves prison ..

Wonder Woman’s Gal Gadot: ‘I’m Not a Fighter’ But ‘I Will Fight for Good’

Wonder Woman’s Gal Gadot may play an otherworldly warrior, but in real life, she’s a lover, not a fighter. “I don’t enjoy conflict in my life,” the actress, 32, told Marie Claire for its June cover story. “Unlike Wonder Woman, I’m not a fighter [but] I Wonder Woman Movie’s ‘Lasso of Truth’ Power Confirmed? See Similar Threads…Wonder Woman’s Gal Gadot: ‘I’m Not a Fighter’ But ‘I Will Fight for Good’ – Us Weekly