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Ted Talk: Alan Russell - Regenerating our Bodies
Alan Russell gives a great Ted Talk highlighting the original thinking and approach to Regenerative Medicine and stem cell therapy that took place in 2006. He explains a breakthrough way of thinking about disease and injury, using a process that can signal the body to rebuild itself.
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The Man Who Grew Back hi Finger Tip
A story of a man who grew back his fingertip using regenerative medicine.
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Previously Doubtful Doctor Becomes Advocate for Stem Cells
CNN: Medical Miracle or Con: One American doctor allegedly cured of arthritis through stem cell therapy that took place in Asia in 2011 is on a personal mission to lift restrictions.
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Ted Talk: Susan Lim: Transplant cells, not organs
Pioneering surgeon Susan Lim performed the first liver transplant in Asia. But a moral concern with transplants (where do donor livers come from led her to look further, and to ask: Could we be transplanting cells, not whole organs? During a Ted Talk Susan talks through her new research, discovering healing cells in some surprising places.
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Stem cells may repair breast cancer damage home
A remarkable reconstruction technique is being trialled by British surgeons, who are harvesting stem-cell-enriched fat from women's bodies to plug the dip often left by breast cancer operations.
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Stem Cells and Breast Surgery The London Free Press
New Procedure Uses Fat to Augment Women, but Some Are Wary of Effects

Researchers around the world are seeking ways to regenerate damaged hearts, spines and skin with stem cells. At an operating table here recently, Kotaro Yoshimura leaned over a 51-year-old woman and put stem cells to use for a different purpose: cosmetic breast surgery.

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Robarts researchers leading battle on Multiple sclerosis The London Free Press
Multiple sclerosis research being launched at Robarts Research Institute aims to find a way to repair damage from the disease, not just prevent new damage.

"It really is a nasty disease. It hits people in the prime of life," said Robarts scientist Dr. Paula Foster, who is leading the research effort that will focus on using stem cells.

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Don't brood over your fat belly! The Times of India
Troubled with the fat accumulating in your lower belly and thighs? Well, then here’s a reason to rejoice a little- the fat in these areas of your body is rich in stem cells, which hold great scientific potential.

This first of its kind study sought to examine whether fat tissues from different areas of the body vary in stem cell concentration.

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EyeCyte, Inc. Secures Series A Funding from Pfizer
EyeCyte, Inc., an early stage stem/progenitor cell-based ophthalmology research and development company based in La Jolla, California, today announced that it has secured its Series A funding through an agreement with Pfizer. The financing will fund the company into 2010 and will be primarily used to drive product development of the company's initial clinical target, diabetic retinopathy.
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Hopes for a body-repair system to cure many ills Times Online
Science aims to regenerate damaged parts, says Roger Dobson

Imagine a therapy that could cure diseases, repair organs, grow replacement body parts and reverse many of the unwanted effects of ageing. These are just some of the hopes for stem-cell therapy, an area in which the list of potential uses in medicine grows longer almost by the day.
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Families will make case for vaccine link to autism AP Associated Press
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press Writer

WASHINGTON - Families claiming that a mercury-based preservative in vaccines triggers autism will challenge mainstream medicine Monday as they take their case to a federal court.

They seek vindication and financial redress from a government fund that helps people injured by shots.
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Stem Cells Used To Try To Save Patient's Legs Science Daily
By Northwestern University

A Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine researcher has launched the first U.S. trial in which a purified form of subjects' own adult stem cells was transplanted into their leg muscles with severely blocked arteries to try to grow new small blood vessels and restore circulation in their legs.
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Aastrom Announces First Patient Treatment With Autologous Stem Cell Therapy for Heart Failure CNN Money

Aastrom Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq:ASTM), a leading regenerative medicine company, today announced that the first patient has been treated with the Company's autologous stem cell therapy for dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM). The milestone marks the first human application of Aastrom's Cardiac Repair Cell (CRC) product to regenerate damaged heart tissue in patients with severely impaired cardiac function.

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