Posts Tagged ‘Embryonic stem cell’

Human Embryonic Stem cells improve monkeys with Parkinson’s

Tuesday, February 21, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Feb. 21, 2012

A group of Japanese scientists has succeeded in improving the conditions of monkeys with Parkinson’s disease after transplants of nerve cells generated from human Embryonic stem cells, or ES cells. Read more…

Embryonic stem cells help the blind to see

Tuesday, January 24, 2012 Comments off

US scientists say they have helped improve vision in 2 legally blind women by injecting embryonic stem cells into their eyes. Read more…

Japan team create pituitary glands from mouse cells

Thursday, November 10, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 10,2011

Japanese scientists have successfully grown pituitary glands in the lab using embryonic stem cells from a mouse. They are the world’s first pituitary glands created in a lab. Read more…