Low oxygen levels harm specific cells in the developing brain

Now, researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have identified a specific set of brain cells that are particularly susceptible to harm from low oxygen exposure in early development. This damage is congruent with brain abnormalities, particularly reduction in grey matter, seen among children who are born very prematurely. The researchers have also identified […]

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Certain organs undergo structural changes in response to diet, reveals study

Human organs such as the intestine and ovaries undergo structural changes in response to dietary nutrients that can have lasting impacts on metabolism, as well as cancer susceptibility, according to Carnegie’s Rebecca Obniski, Matthew Sieber, and Allan Spradling. Their work, published by Developmental Cell, used fruit flies, which are currently the most-sensitive experimental system for […]

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Stem cell therapy, also known as regenerative medicine, promotes the reparative response of diseased, dysfunctional or injured tissue using stem cells or their derivatives. It is the next chapter of organ transplantation and uses cells instead of donor organs, which are limited in supply

Govt considers bringing in act to regulate stem cell use in India

In order to regulated the unregularised stem cell industry in India. The government has decided to bring it under the ambit of the Drug and Cosmetic Act. The health ministry said that stem cells and their derivatives will have to follow protocols mandated for any new drug development. The government has taken this step to […]

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DATRI crosses milestone of 300 stem cells donations, felicitates donors

DATRI crosses milestone of 300 stem cells donations, felicitates donors

Celebrating the benchmark of crossing over 300 donations, DATRI, India’s leading Blood Stem Cell Donors Registry, felicitated its proud donors from Maharashtra. It was a memorable moment for the NGO, which has been instrumental in facilitating 313 stem cell donations, till date. Since 2009, DATRI has been persistently working towards saving the lives of patients […]

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