A New York woman battling leukemia was especially grateful this Thanksgiving, as she credited the kindness of a total stranger with helping save her life.
Growing new muscle could be a huge boon to thousands of soldiers wounded in IED attacks. It could also help accident and trauma victims as well as those injured in sports.
Cases of autism have soared in recent years: one in every 88 children is diagnosed with the disorder. Now, a groundbreaking clinical trial will test whether a child’s own stem cells – the building blocks of the body – might help.
Right now there are more than 112,000 Americans waiting for an organ transplant and many will never receive one. But what if a doctor could grow replacement organs and body parts in the lab — from your own cells? It’s already being done.
Major League Baseball has received medical records on Bartolo Colon’s controversial stem cell treatment.
Yonkers firefighter Tim Sullivan says you don’t have to run into a burning building to save somebody’s life. You can do it just by donating blood or bone marrow.
One of the doctors who assisted in a procedure last year on Yankees pitcher Bartolo Colon that is being scrutinized by Major League Baseball denied that the treatment involved the use of banned substances.
Major League Baseball is examining a procedure performed on Yankees right-hander Bartolo Colon last year that involved stem cells being injected into his painful shoulder and elbow, according to The New York Times.
You eat right and exercise for the health benefits today and hopefully tomorrow. But now, a growing number of people are taking an extra precaution by storing their own stem cells.
Do you have a dog or cat that has trouble walking? Some veterinarians believe they’ve found a cure that doesn’t involve a bunch of painkillers.