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Improved capture of cancer cells in blood could help track disease

But if these cast-offs could be accurately counted, they could provide an additional way to track treatment or screen for the disease. New research by University of Wisconsin-Madison Professor of Pharmacy Seungpyo Hong and his collaborators builds on several years of

Beware, Alcohol Consumption May Damage Stem Cells And Increase Cancer Risk: Study

HIGHLIGHTS Alcohol has long been associated with serious health hazards Alcohol can cause irreversible genetic damage to stem cells Alcohol consumption causes around four percent of cancers in the UK Alcohol has long been associated with serious health hazards, especially it

Stem cells: Regenerating the skin of a young patient

A publication in Nature reports the successful regeneration of ~80% of the skin of a patient with junctional epidermolysis bullosa (JEB) using a combination of ex vivo gene therapy and stem-cell replacement therapy. The procedure represents a major stepping stone in the translation of stem