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Stem cells from bone marrow can help treat RDEB patients

King’s College London says that promising results from a trial of a new stem-cell based therapy for a rare and debilitating skin condition suggest that the therapy, involving infusions of stem cells, provide pain relief and to reduce the severity of this skin condition for which no cure currently exists. 242 more words

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How Minecraft Players Are Funding Stem Cell Research

Online video game streaming service Twitch is hosting a 24-hour Minecraft marathon to benefit the National Stem Cell Foundation.

The Saturday, June 6 charity marathon, called Reason2Play, is slated to feature top Minecraft players. 177 more words

How Minecraft players are funding stem cell research

Online video game streaming service Twitch is hosting a 24-hour Minecraft marathon to benefit the National Stem Cell Foundation.

The Saturday, June 6 charity marathon, called Reason2Play, is slated to feature top Minecraft players. 175 more words

Tech

PRDM12 is one of the genes responsible for pain perception

University of Cambridge says that a gene essential to the production of pain-sensing neurons in humans has been identified by an international team of researchers. The discovery could have implications for the development of new methods of pain relief.  204 more words

Discovery

Dpp growth factor cause stem cells to go into a quiet state

Buck Institute for Age Research says that having a healthy gut may well depend on maintaining a complex signaling dance between immune cells and the stem cells that line the intestine. 266 more words

Discovery

Has Canada developed a medical breakthrough? | Leadership | Business Review Canada

Doctors everywhere should take note: this achievement could allow doctors the ability to take a blood sample from a patient and quickly produce a million sensory and central nervous neural cells, Bhatia stated. 33 more words

Research