Cuddling Stem Cells

Cuddling Stem Cells

Amazing new video of blood stem cells taking root may help cancer patients, people with blood diseases, and improve bone marrow transplants.¬† The video, from Harvard School of Medicine, shows blood stem cells budding off from the aorta in zebra fish. They then take a whirl around the body via the circulatory system until the […]

Leukemia: Improving efficiency of bone marrow transplants

Leukemia: Improving efficiency of bone marrow transplants

New information from research in Toronto¬†could help improve the effectiveness of bone marrow transplants for patients suffering from leukemia (and other cancers and immune disorders). Studies in mice, which were confirmed with samples from humans, showed that stem cells from bone ends are better at regenerating blood cells and immune system cells than the stem […]