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Stem cells and diabetes

It's mice, but there seems to be a stem cell story every day. But another step forward in this promising area.

Ian

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/6123588.stm
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Not MS but looks good

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Australian stem cell funding

This sounds interesting...



Funding kicks off new treatments for diabetes and multiple sclerosis

A $5.23 million research program that will combine stem cell therapies with a rebuilding of a key part of the immune system – the thymus – to treat diseases such as autoimmune gastritis, multiple sclerosis and diabetes is being pursued at Monash University following today's announcement that it has been funded through the National Health and Medical Research Council's Programs scheme.

The ...
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MND

This story is about stem cells and MND.

My father's friend had MND and his father's neuro told him that Stephen Hawking had something different. I think Hawking has had MND for 30+ years which defies the usual 2-5 years life expectancy.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/6054572.stm
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Scotland

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/5383464.stm

Hopefully, as Scotland has the highest rate of MS in the world, the research will cover MS.

Ian
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New to me. Stem cells from Fat and an old story.

I found the following, which, although not MS specific, seems something positive.

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reports that researchers have extracted adult stem cells from fatty tissue (adipose) and turned them into smooth muscle cells


In addition, there would be no need to use anti-rejection drugs. Rodriguez is currently trying to identify and develop growth factors that will speed up the transformation of adipose stem cells.


http://www.scienceagogo.com/news/20060624230632data_trunc_sys.shtml

And although this story is ...
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Another bloody stem cell story

What depresses me about the Dutch stem cell treatment fiasco, is not that the treatment didn't work, but that you get to see what this vile disease does to people. My heart goes out to the woman in this story.

Ian

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/hamp ... 312320.stm
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Stem cell story

For the last 18 months the British press was full of stories about MS sufferers who had stem cell treatment in Holland and had seen miraculous recoveries. Now all the stories are about the same people who no longer see any benefit!

Ian

'Miracle' MS cure dismissed

A young multiple-sclerosis patient who walked for the first time in five years following expensive stem-cell replacement therapy has warned fellow MSers not to waste their money on ...
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