It’s the closest we’ve come to growing transplantable hearts in the lab Of the 4,000 Americans waiting for heart transplants, only 2,500 will receive new hearts in the next year. Even for those lucky enough to get a transplant, the biggest risk is the their bodies will reject the new heart and launch a massive […]
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The end of root canals: Stem cell fillings trigger teeth to repair themselves, research study claims
Wouldn’t it be great if your teeth could heal themselves without the need of a painful root canal?
Doctors at the Mayo Clinic have received FDA approval for a platform that can manufacture stem cells by the billions in just days, in contrast to previous methods of making stem cells that took months.
Americans spend between one and four billion dollars a year treating hair loss. Now, four surgeons in the U.S. are testing a stem cell treatment in a non-surgical procedure. Overseas trials in Japan and Egypt are already showing some success.
A new study offers a deeper understanding of how hair grows, why it does not grow how it should, and what we can do about it.