The Christian Institute - Adult Stem Cells News https://www.christian.org.uk/news/medical-ethics/adult-stem-cells The latest adult stem cells news posts from The Christian Institute en-us Wed, 16 Oct 2019 16:52:18 +0000 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 16:52:18 +0000 info@christian.org.uk (The Christian Institute) Sight restored to acid attack victim thanks to ethical stem cell treatment https://www.christian.org.uk/news/sight-restored-to-acid-attack-victim-thanks-to-ethical-stem-cell-treatment/ A father who went blind in one eye following an acid attack has regained his sight thanks to a new treatment involving adult stem cells.

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Wed, 11 Sep 2019 15:59:06 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/sight-restored-to-acid-attack-victim-thanks-to-ethical-stem-cell-treatment/
World’s first cornea transplant using adult stem cells https://www.christian.org.uk/news/worlds-first-cornea-transplant-using-adult-stem-cells/ A team of Japanese medics have restored a woman’s eyesight in the world’s first cornea transplant using ethical stem cells.

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Thu, 05 Sep 2019 10:55:24 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/worlds-first-cornea-transplant-using-adult-stem-cells/
Ethical stem cells could extend ‘golden hour’ for stroke patients https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ethical-stem-cells-could-extend-golden-hour-for-stroke-patients/ Stroke patients could have their chances of recovery dramatically increased thanks to a new treatment using adult stem cells.

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Wed, 14 Aug 2019 14:26:54 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ethical-stem-cells-could-extend-golden-hour-for-stroke-patients/
Stem cell ‘pumping heart patch’ offers hope to heart attack patients https://www.christian.org.uk/news/stem-cell-pumping-heart-patch-offers-hope-to-heart-attack-patients/ A revolutionary new ‘pumping heart patch’ made from adult stem cells could help treat thousands of patients after a heart attack.

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Wed, 05 Jun 2019 14:17:50 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/stem-cell-pumping-heart-patch-offers-hope-to-heart-attack-patients/
Toddler cured of rare disease by stem cell treatment https://www.christian.org.uk/news/toddler-cured-of-rare-disease-by-stem-cell-treatment/ A two-year-old boy has been cured of a rare auto-immune disease after doctors used some of his father’s adult stem cells in a breakthrough treatment.

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Fri, 26 Apr 2019 14:00:22 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/toddler-cured-of-rare-disease-by-stem-cell-treatment/
Research shows great potential for stem cell eye surgery https://www.christian.org.uk/news/research-shows-great-potential-for-stem-cell-eye-surgery/ People with sight problems could benefit from landmark research which shows how adult stem cells help restore the surface of the eye.

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Fri, 01 Feb 2019 16:13:28 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/research-shows-great-potential-for-stem-cell-eye-surgery/
Stem cells give new lease of life to heart failure patients https://www.christian.org.uk/news/stem-cells-give-new-lease-life-heart-failure-patients/ A revolutionary treatment for heart disease involving adult stem cells has been developed, giving patients a new lease of life.

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Fri, 20 Jul 2018 10:42:43 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/stem-cells-give-new-lease-life-heart-failure-patients/
Scientists use adult stem cells – and seaweed – to grow corneas https://www.christian.org.uk/news/scientists-use-adult-stem-cells-seaweed-grow-corneas/ Corneas have been grown in a British laboratory by scientists using adult stem cells, 3D printers and a carbohydrate found in seaweed.

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Fri, 01 Jun 2018 13:50:56 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/scientists-use-adult-stem-cells-seaweed-grow-corneas/
Jack Nicklaus: ‘Adult stem cells have helped me play golf pain free’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/jack-nicklaus-adult-stem-cells-helped-play-golf-pain-free/ Golf legend Jack Nicklaus has praised adult stem cells, after undergoing ground-breaking treatment to help him continue playing the sport he loves.

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Tue, 01 May 2018 11:44:59 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/jack-nicklaus-adult-stem-cells-helped-play-golf-pain-free/
Doctors ‘thrilled’ with results of remarkable MS adult stem cell trial https://www.christian.org.uk/news/doctors-thrilled-results-remarkable-ms-adult-stem-cell-trial/ Adult stem cell treatment has dramatically improved the lives of people with Multiple Sclerosis (MS).

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Tue, 20 Mar 2018 13:56:35 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/doctors-thrilled-results-remarkable-ms-adult-stem-cell-trial/
Stem cell 'plaster' could help heart failure patients https://www.christian.org.uk/news/stem-cell-plaster-help-heart-failure-patients/ A ‘sticking plaster’ made from adult stem cells could be a significant step towards combatting heart failure, scientists say.

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Thu, 25 May 2017 11:02:18 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/stem-cell-plaster-help-heart-failure-patients/
Burn victims restored by stem cell technology https://www.christian.org.uk/news/burn-victims-restored-stem-cell-technology/ Burn victims may no longer be forced to undergo painful skin grafts, thanks to a revolutionary piece of technology that uses adult stem cells.

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Fri, 19 May 2017 13:50:01 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/burn-victims-restored-stem-cell-technology/
Leading adult stem cell researcher named Australian of the Year https://www.christian.org.uk/news/leading-adult-stem-cell-researcher-named-australian-year/ A scientist widely recognised as a world leader in adult stem cell research has been awarded Australia’s highest civic honour.

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Fri, 27 Jan 2017 13:00:42 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/leading-adult-stem-cell-researcher-named-australian-year/
Adult stem cells: Medicine's 'best-kept secret' https://www.christian.org.uk/news/adult-stem-cells-medicines-best-kept-secret/ “Over 1.5 million patients have had their lives saved and health improved by adult stem cell transplants”, a senior academic and stem cell expert has said.

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Wed, 07 Sep 2016 07:00:01 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/adult-stem-cells-medicines-best-kept-secret/
Remarkable potential of adult stem cells demonstrated https://www.christian.org.uk/news/remarkable-potential-of-adult-stem-cells-demonstrated/ The potential of adult stem cells is becoming increasingly apparent after a series of scientific studies demonstrating their ability to treat serious conditions.

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Thu, 21 Jul 2016 10:21:35 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/remarkable-potential-of-adult-stem-cells-demonstrated/
Stem cell breakthrough gives hope to osteoporosis sufferers https://www.christian.org.uk/news/stem-cell-breakthrough-gives-hope-to-osteoporosis-sufferers/ New treatments for osteoporosis and broken bones are in sight after groundbreaking research using ethical stem cells.

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Wed, 06 Jul 2016 14:51:27 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/stem-cell-breakthrough-gives-hope-to-osteoporosis-sufferers/
Adult stem cells used in 'remarkable' stroke trial https://www.christian.org.uk/news/adult-stem-cells-used-in-remarkable-stroke-trial/ Stroke patients have shown a “remarkable recovery” in a trial that used ethical stem cell procedures.

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Wed, 08 Jun 2016 10:29:24 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/adult-stem-cells-used-in-remarkable-stroke-trial/
Adult stem cell therapy could halve heart failure deaths https://www.christian.org.uk/news/adult-stem-cell-therapy-could-halve-heart-failure-deaths/ Adult stem cell treatment could halve the number of people dying from heart failure, a landmark study has shown.

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Wed, 06 Apr 2016 13:09:07 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/adult-stem-cell-therapy-could-halve-heart-failure-deaths/
Hope for cataracts patients after stem cell breakthrough https://www.christian.org.uk/news/hope-for-cataracts-patients-after-stem-cell-breakthrough/ Scientists have used patients’ own stem cells to regrow eye lenses in a trial described as “stunning”.

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Wed, 16 Mar 2016 10:40:18 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/hope-for-cataracts-patients-after-stem-cell-breakthrough/
BBC reports adult stem cell breakthrough for MS patients https://www.christian.org.uk/news/bbc-reports-adult-stem-cell-breakthrough-for-ms-patients/ Pioneering medical treatment using ethical stem cells which has dramatically improved the lives of people with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) has been covered by the BBC’s Panorama.

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Tue, 19 Jan 2016 15:45:13 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/bbc-reports-adult-stem-cell-breakthrough-for-ms-patients/