Recent Research on Stem Cells
Recent Research on Stem Cells
The following are recent research journals from US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health's pubmed.gov directory on the use of stem cells for various diseases and conditions:
Stem cell treatment may reduce impairment caused by dementia
Researchers said the treatment could be used for several conditions that include dementia.
By Stephen Feller | Oct. 15, 2015 at 4:30 PM
Stem Cells and ALS
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a neurodegenerative disorder of upper and lower motor neurons, characterized by progressive muscular atrophy and weakness which culminates in death within 2-5years...
J Clin Neurosci. 2013 Oct 19. pii: S0967-5868(13)00357-3. Author: Meamar R, Nasr-Esfahani MH, Mousavi SA, Basiri K.
Stem Cells and Alzheimer's
Alzheimer's disease (AD) is an irreversible neurodegenerative disease, still lacking proper clinical treatment. Therefore, many researchers have focused on the possibility of therapeutic use of stem cells for AD...
Neurodegener Dis. 2013 Oct 23. Author: Chang KA, Kim HJ, Joo Y, Ha S, Suh YH.
Stem Cells and Arthritis
Interleukin-6 (IL-6) is a pleiotropic cytokine with significant functions in the regulation of the immune system. As a potent pro-inflammatory cytokine, IL-6 plays a pivotal role in host defense against pathogens and acute stress...
Pharmacol Ther. 2013 Sep 27. pii: S0163-7258(13)00193-9. Author: Yao X, Huang J, Zhong H, Shen N, Faggioni R, Fung M, Yao Y.
Stem Cells and Cerebral Palsy
BACKGROUND AIMS: Pre-clinical evidence indicates that autologous bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stromal cell (BM-MSC) transplantation improves motor function in patients...
Cytotherapy. 2013 Oct 5. pii: S1465-3249(13)00561-6. Author: Wang X, Cheng H, Hua R, Yang J, Dai G, Zhang Z, Wang R, Qin C, An Y.
Stem Cells and Diabetes
Adult neural stem cells contribute to neurogenesis and plasticity of the brain which is essential for central regulation of systemic homeostasis. Damage to these homeostatic components...
Rev Endocr Metab Disord. 2013 Oct 25. Author:Purkayastha S, Cai D.
Stem Cells and Heart Disease
Despite significant therapeutic advances, the prognosis of patients with heart failure (HF) remains poor, and current therapeutic approaches are palliative in the sense that they do not address the underlying problem...
Circ Res. 2013 Aug 30;113(6):810-34. Author: Sanganalmath SK, Bolli R.
Stem Cells and Lupus
Recent evidence suggests that enhanced neutrophil extracellular trap (NET) formation activates plasmacytoid dendritic cells and serves as a source of autoantigens in SLE. We propose that aberrant NET formation...
J Clin Invest. 2013 Jul 1;123(7):2981-93. Author: Knight JS, Zhao W, Luo W, Subramanian V, O'Dell AA, Yalavarthi S, Hodgin JB, Eitzman DT, Thompson PR, Kaplan MJ.
Stem Cells and Macular Degeneration
Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is the leading cause of visual loss in the developed world in those of working age, and its prevalence is predicted to double by 2025. The management of diabetic...
Clin Med. 2013 Aug;13(4):353-7. Author: Williams MA, Chakravarthy U.
Stem Cells and Multiple Sclerosis
Interleukin (IL)-10 is an important immunoregulatory cytokine shown to impact inflammatory processes as manifested in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) and in its animal model, experimental autoimmune...
Brain Behav Immun. 2013 May;30:103-14. Author: Payne NL, Sun G, McDonald C, Moussa L, Emerson-Webber A, Loisel-Meyer S, Medin JA, Siatskas C, Bernard CC.
Stem Cells and Muscular Dystrophy
Stem cell transplantation is being tested as a potential therapy for a number of diseases. Stem cells isolated directly from tissue specimens or generated via reprogramming of differentiated cells require...
Hum Gene Ther. 2013 Oct 23. Author: Rozkalne A, Adkin C, Meng J, Lapan A, Morgan J, Gussoni E.
Stem Cells and Parkinson's
IMPORTANCE Recent advances in stem cell technologies have rekindled an interest in the use of cell replacement strategies for patients with Parkinson disease...
JAMA Neurol. 2013 Nov 11. Author: Kefalopoulou Z, Politis M, Piccini P, Mencacci N, Bhatia K, Jahanshahi M, Widner H, Rehncrona S, Brundin P, Björklund A, Lindvall O, Limousin P, Quinn N, Foltynie T.
Stem Cells and Spinal Cord Injury
Since several years, adult/perinatal mesenchymal and neural crest stem cells have been widely used to help experimental animal to recover from spinal cord injury. More interestingly...
Stem Cells. 2013 Oct 23. Author: Neirinckx V, Cantinieaux D, Coste C, Rogister B, Franzen R, Wislet-Gendebien S.
Stem Cells and Stroke
Even after decades of intensive studies, therapeutic options for patients with stroke are rather limited. Thrombolytic drugs effectively treat the very acute stage of stroke, and several neuroprotectants...
Cell Transplant. 2013 Oct 22. Author: Yoo J, Seo JJ, Eom JH, Hwang DY.
Although we have supplied the links above to research journals, we are not saying that any of these studies would relate to your particular disease or condition. Please note, stem cells are not a substitute for proper medical diagnosis and care.