Daily Archives: February 14, 2009

Yet another cure from adult stem cells

A boy with “Graft Versus Host Disease,” a side effect of bone marrow transplant, has been cured with adult stem cells.

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Reprogramming skin cells to embryonic-like cells to heart cells

It’s definitely more ethical, but it carries the same risk of cancer as ESCR.

Hmm . Embryos don’t have hair

But hair follicles have a lot of stem cells. That’s why hair always grows and regenerates. So doctors are looking at ways to copycat the stem cells in a hair follicle so that similar depositories can be created throughout the body for organ regeneration.