Tag Archives: adult stem cells

Decades after baby’s birth, fetal cells “come to a mother’s rescue”

By Dave Andrusko Later today or more likely tomorrow I will post a story that I’ve tried to get to since last Friday. In a controlled study, patients received a single injection of a type of adult

NRL Convention 2017 provides an antidote to anti-life rhetoric regarding stem cells

By David Prentice Editor’s note. This story appeared in the May digital edition of National Right to Life News. The entire 41-page issue can be read here. Please pass the issue along to your pro-life family and

Leading Adult Stem Cell Researcher named Australian of the Year

Alan Mackay-Sim

By Xavier Symons A little over a decade ago Australia was fiercely debating the ethics of stem cell research. Now one of the central figures of that debate, adult stem cell researcher Alan Mackay-Sim, has been named

Over 60,000 people a year around the globe receive ethically-acceptable adult stem cell transplants for dozens of different conditions

By David Prentice Your eyes beheld my unformed substance; in your book were written, every one of them, the days that were formed for me, when as yet there was none of them. — Psalm 139:16 We

New trial to investigate use of adult stem cells to treat adults with traumatic brain injuries

Dr. Charles Cox

By Dave Andrusko Contained in a “Q&A” that ran today in the Texas Tribune is still more evidence that the truth is gradually seeping out: the wave of the future is not embryonic stem cells but adult

New Video: Woman’s Deadly Cancer Treated with Her Own Cells

Adult Stem Cells “Gave Me a New Lease on Life,” Cindy Schroeder Says in StemCellResearchFacts.org Testimonial Editor’s note. My family and I will be on vacation through September 7. I will occasionally add new items but for

The successful use of Adult Stem Cells: The Best Kept Secret In Medicine

By David Prentice, Research Director, Charlotte Lozier Institute Editor’s note. This first appeared in the Daily Caller and is reprinted with the author’s permission. Stem cell therapies and their lifesaving results are arguably the best kept medical

Adult Stem Cells may eliminate need for hip replacements

Scientists have grown stem cells that could grow new cartilage on the hip, which could provide an alternative to hip replacement surgery. (Photo : deborabalves / Pixabay)

By Dave Andrusko The headline in Nature World News seemingly couldn’t be much more optimistic: “Goodbye Arthritis: Stem Cell Therapy Could Revolutionize Hip Replacement.” Except for the additional good news when the reader learns the source of

“Patients who were in wheelchairs are walking now” following surgery using adult stem cells

By Dave Andrusko I was pleased but not surprised at the response to “Ethically sound stem cells provide “meaningful” recover in stroke victims” that ran yesterday in NRL News Today. Good news sometimes really does travel fast.

Stroke Breakthrough Using Adult Stem Cells?

By Wesley J. Smith So, once again the damned-with-faint-praise adult stem cell field seems headed toward significant treatment breakthroughs. This time stroke. From the Washington Post story: Grain of salt. Grain of salt. Grain of salt. Sometimes

Adult Stem Cell Success Against Myasthenia Gravis

Adult stem cells

By Wesley J. Smith Editor’s note. This appeared on Wesley’s great blog. “Lymphocytes” are white blood cells that provide long-lasting immunity. “Autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplant” means they were stem cells taken from the patient’s own blood-forming

Adult Stem Cells Cure Blindness in babies born with congenital cataracts

By Wesley J. Smith If this human breakthrough had occurred with embryonic stem cells, the front page stories would have screamed around the world. But it was adult stem cells and so the reporting was muted. You