Stem Cell Research News
Reported Breakthrough in Growing Embryos in Vitro Could Raise Ethical Issues for Research
Scientists have reported they have grown human embryos in vitro for 12 to 13 days, significantly longer than the previous record of nine days. If scientists are able to conduct experiments on embryos past 14 days, they may be able to "study all aspects of early human development with unprecedented
10 Things Every Woman Should Know About Maintaining Healthy Bones
When it comes to protecting your body's 206 bones, it's never too early to start, says Abby Abelson, MD, chair of the department of rheumatic and immunologic diseases at the Cleveland Clinic. "Many women don't even think about their bones until they reach perimenopause," she explains. "But there's
Beating Heart Cells Created From Human Skin Cells in New Study
Scientists have found a new way to transform human skin cells into heart-like cells in mice by using chemicals instead of genetic modification, in what some experts are calling a major breakthrough. Researchers used a chemical cocktail that affected the DNA replication and prompted the cells to
Facebook and St. Jude Medical Surge, GNC and AbbVie Skid
Facebook and St. Jude Medical climb in Wall Street trading, while GNC Holdings and AbbVie slump
Family on a Mission to Find a Cure for Daughter's Rare Genetic Disease
Olivia Burtwistle and her family see a glimmer of hope for a cure in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, home to one of the country's leading medical systems, Sanford Health.
Vatican Hosts Stem Cell Research Conference
Robin Roberts is serving as a speaker and moderator at the third International Conference on the Progress of Regenerative Medicine.
Adult Stem Cell Therapy Offers Hope for Those With Rare Genetic Diseases
Olivia Burtwistle grew as a typically curious and energetic child until soon after her fourth birthday, when her parents began to notice changes, including a “rapid decline” in Olivia’s vision. The Burtwistles, Brad and Julie, met with doctors around the country searching for answers for Olivia. At
Ronaldo Remains Doubtful for 2nd Leg Against Man City
Real Madrid has been keeping quiet about Cristiano Ronaldo's injury, and his presence in the second leg of the Champions League semifinals is likely to remain a mystery until just before next week's game against Manchester City
Teen Feels 'Hopeful' After Experimental Stem Cell Procedure on Damaged Heart
A North Carolina teen said he's feeling "hopeful" after getting an infusion of stem cells during an experimental procedure that may help heal his heart and extend his life. Caleb Sizemore, 19, was diagnosed with Duchenne muscular dystrophy 12 years ago. The genetic disorder is characterized by
'10% Happier with Dan Harris' and Amy Cuddy
The Harvard social psychologist sat down with ABC News' Dan Harris to talk about "power poses" and how having good posture can lead to more confidence.