Lawsuits claim no live stem cells in umbilical cord blood stem cell products

ATLANTA (FOX 5 Atlanta) – Four Texas patients have filed lawsuits claiming that expensive off the shelf stem cell injections caused them to get violently sick. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says those injections to ease pain are not approved by the FDA. And, worse, their lawyer claims the products that were used don’t […]

Morning exercise, short breaks from sitting lower high blood pressure: study

Combining 30 minutes of morning exercise with short walking breaks throughout the day may help control blood pressure, an Australian study suggests. Adding three-minute walking breaks to disrupt prolonged periods of sitting benefited older, overweight or obese women in particular, the study authors report in the journal Hypertension. “Prolonged sitting is a common behavior in […]

Consume balanced diet for a healthier lifestyle; Tips on health and lifestyle outdoor

Consume balanced diet for a healthier lifestyle; Tips on health and lifestyle outdoor In case you are just like us, stuck in a 9-to-5 job, following a healthier lifestyle isn’t a choice. Healthy lifestyle and eating a balanced diet is essential in today’s rising clamour. This is because vitamin and mineral supplements are helpful in […]

Parents of thalassemic children cry foul over haplo stem cell transplant

Parents of many thalassemic patients, who died after undergoing haploidentical (partially-matched) stem cell or bone marrow transplant at the Soni Manipal Hospital in Jaipur, feel cheated. By the hospital doctor’s admission, 14 of the 26 thalassemia patients have died in less than a year-and-a-half of undergoing the partially matched bone marrow transplant (BMT) since the […]

Science body slams ‘Kauravas were test tube babies’ claim at ISC

A voluntary science body Saturday condemned the ‘Kauravas were test tube babies’ claim made in the Indian Science Congress held here, saying it was “wrong to mix mythology and science”. The Breakthrough Science Society, the body committed to propagate science and scientific outlook, said it was distressing that such “chauvinistic claims” about ancient India were […]

New discovery in stem cells may help build strong muscles in old age

Researchers have found how an unexpectedly high number of mutations in the stem cells of muscles impair cell regeneration. As we grow older, our muscular function declines. So, according to the researchers, this discovery may result in new medication to build stronger muscles even when in old age. For the study, published in the journal […]