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Researchers Discover Egg-Producing Stem Cells in Human Ovaries

3 years agoHealth : Healthland

For 60 years, doctors have believed women were born with all the eggs they’ll ever have. Now Harvard scientists are challenging that dogma, saying they’ve discovered the ovaries of young women harbor very rare stem cells capable of producing new eggs. If Sunday’s report is confirmed, harnessing those stem cells might one day lead to [...]
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Animal Eggs Not Suitable Substitutes To Produce Stem Cells

Health : Medical News Today (6 years ago)

Since the cloning of Dolly the Sheep over a decade ago, somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT) has been considered a promising way to generate human, patient-specific stem cells for therapeutic applications. The shortage of human dono... Read Post

Research Team Creates Human ALS Motor Neurons: First Disease-Specific Stem Cells From Human Skin Cells

Health : Medical News Today (6 years ago)

A team of researchers from the Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI) and Columbia University, in a collaboration catalyzed by the Project A.L.S./Jenifer Estess Laboratory for Stem Cell Research, has demonstrated that pluripotent stem c... Read Post

San Francisco Chronicle Examines Efforts To Revise Rules Prohibiting Paying Women For Donated Eggs

Health : Medical News Today (6 years ago)

The San Francisco Chronicle on Wednesday examined efforts by human embryonic stem cell research advocates to revise rules that prohibit compensating women for donating their eggs for such research. Some advocates argue that the rese... Read Post


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