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Can cell therapy replace need for kidney transplant?

New York: Researchers are working on a promising approach for treatment of chronic kidney disease by regeneration of damaged tissues using therapeutic cells. By harnessing the unique properties of human amniotic fluid-derived stem cells, the team, from the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM), showed that the cells could potentially help recover organ function […]

Stem cells may have cured second man of HIV

London: A decade after an American was “first” cured of HIV using stem cell transplant, a British man has experienced sustained remission from the disease for over an year, after receiving a similar transplant of virus-resistant cells raising prospects of a cure, said doctors, including one of Indian-origin. The new “London patient” — who prefers to […]