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Scientists Recreate Blood Vessels

Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital have successfully made functional blood vessels from human stem cells in mouse models.

08/07/2013

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Stem Cell Research Wins A Final Legal Battle

Local researchers are hailing the announcement that the Supreme Court will not take up the issue of embryonic stem cell research.

01/12/2013

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Scientists Work To Develop Human Organs From Stem Cells

Scientists at the University of Pennsylvania have teamed up with their counterparts all over the world, working to develop human organs from the stem cells of the patient.

08/04/2012

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Doctors Propose Solution To Donor Shortage: Grow Organs From Stem Cells

It sounds like a fantasy solution to a real-world problem: doctors are proposing a way to grow organs in a lab.

03/09/2012

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Doctors Find A Way To Mend Broken Hearts, Sort Of

According to a report in the journal, ‘The Lancet’, stem cells can help fight problems associated with heart disease.

02/14/2012

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Health: Monthly Miracle

Some women call it the curse, that time of the month. Now some say it’s a miracle, with the potential to someday cure diseases like Alzheimer’s Disease and breast cancer. 3 On Your Side Medical Reporter Stephanie Stahl explains.

10/20/2010

Studying Immune Cells

by KYW’s medical editor Dr. Brian McDonough New research in the journal Nature takes a look at how immune cells make a choice, so to speak, about whether to continue to expand in numbers just […]

07/27/2010

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