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Low-Calorie Sweeteners Could Increase Risk Of Metabolic Syndrome

A study on fat samples and stem cells derived from fat indicates that low-calorie sweetener consumption could promote metabolic syndrome, a cluster of risk factors: high blood pressure, abdominal fat, unhealthy cholesterol levels and high blood sugar, which increase the risk of heart and blood… 10 more words


The Exciting Future of Heart Transplants

This post was written by AHealthBlog through an activation with HireInfluence on behalf of BIOLIFE4D. Although AHealthBlog received compensation for participating in the campaign, all thoughts and opinions are AHealthBlog’s… 20 more words

Could Stem Cell Therapy Help With Autism?

Back in April of 2017, 25 autistic children participated in a study at Duke University in North Carolina. The study – the first of its kind – aimed to treat the children’s’ autism by transfusing the blood from their own umbilical cord. 731 more words

Friday Morning Reads

It’s Friday and I am still in Boston but heading back this afternoon.  Here is what I’m reading:

Daily Reads

First Human Trial of Stem Cell Therapy for Chronic Spinal Cord Injury

By Anna Tarasova‘19

The therapeutic potential of stem cells has been widely examined by many researchers for more than two decades. Neurodegenerative damage is one of the areas in which the use of multipotent neural precursors (NPCs) has proven particularly useful. 326 more words