Surgery Using Stem Cells Help Paralyzed Rat Walk Again

There are an estimated 17,000 spinal cord injuries in the United States alone every year. A severed spinal cord in a human has never before been completely healed, but science is working in that direction as researchers from Tel Aviv University and Technion have healed the severed spinal cord of a rat using stem cells. Researchers explained that the stem …

How Stem Cells Are Working to Change Diabetes Treatments

Worldwide, more than 415 million people are living with diabetes. In 2012, scientists from the University of British Columbia were able to reverse diabetes in mice using stem cell transplants. Since then, stem cell therapy has been aggressively studied for its use in the treatment of and, ultimately, cure for diabetes. In clinical trials all over the country, scientists, researchers …