Navigation Links
Bone Marrow Cells Could Yield A New Lease of Life

Researchers offer intriguing results from a study involving women with leukemia who died after receiving a bone marrow transplant from a male relative.An analysis of the women’s brains shows evidence of the transplanted // cells up to six years after the initial transplant, suggesting some of the bone marrow cells were actually acting as stem cells -- basic cells capable of developing into any type of cell in the body, and once thought to be found only in human embryos.

Researchers found cells in the women’s brains with the male, or “Y”, chromosome, essentially meaning the women had transgender brain tissue.In the woman who survived the longest after the transplant, evidence of the male cells was present in nerve cells as well. While emphasizing that much more work should be done to confirm these findings, researchers believe that bone marrow cells may one day be used to treat neurological diseases such as Parkinson’s disease.

Thus researchers say that findings from their study suggests that bone marrow could be used as a therapeutic source of readily harvestable cells for the regeneration of nerve cells, with the potential application to various neurodegenerative diseases and traumatic central nervous system damge .
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Bone Marrow Cells Help Heart Attack Patients
2. Stem Cells From Bone Marrow Found To Improve Cardiac Functioning After A Heart Attack
3. Umbilical Cord Blood Offers Hope For Patients Who Require Bone Marrow Transplants
4. DNA Identity Mix-Up In Bone Marrow Donors, And Miscarriages Of Justice Involved
5. Biopsies Of Human Skin And Bone Marrow Support T Cell Development
6. Calcium Receptor Vital For Stem Cell Migration to Bone Marrow
7. TNF Protein Can Predict GVHD Bone Marrow Transplant Recipients
8. Gene Defects Determine Susceptibility to Cancer and Bone Marrow Failure
9. Sick Toddler Has Bone Marrow Transplantation
10. Bone Marrow Cells Aid In Heart Repair
11. Ethnic Malays, Indians Sought as Bone Marrow Donors
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:1/24/2017)... Bedford, MA (PRWEB) , ... January 24, 2017 , ... ... facility in Bedford, expanding access to high-quality health care for residents in the area. ... the fourth location opened during the past four years by Dave Adams and Dr. ...
(Date:1/24/2017)... ... January 24, 2017 , ... “Choosing Wisdom-Solomon’s Proverbs Reclaimed”: ... leadership, gossip, prostitution, adultery, anger, and common sense. , “Choosing Wisdom-Solomon’s Proverbs ... Dr. David Coats. In September of 1983, they flew to Haiti to focus ...
(Date:1/24/2017)... ... January 24, 2017 , ... ... company founded by patient survivors, today announced formation of its first global ... and patient-inspired initiatives. , Like HCP founders, the global advisory board ...
(Date:1/24/2017)... ... January 23, 2017 , ... United Nations ... imposition of the Mexico City Policy, also known as the Global Gag Rule, ... Executive action, prohibits foreign non-governmental organizations from receiving any U.S. foreign assistance for ...
(Date:1/24/2017)... Clara, CA (PRWEB) , ... January 23, 2017 ... ... announces the launch of a new plugin that allows sleep centers to automatically ... Sleep Device Interface (SDI)—is a thin client browser plugin is quickly installed on ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/23/2017)... 2017 Endo International plc (NASDAQ / TSX: ... filed a joint motion in the U.S. District Court ... seeking the entry of a ten-year Stipulated Order ... between the FTC and Endo relating to the patent ... Opana® ER and Lidoderm® products.  It also resolves the ...
(Date:1/23/2017)... SANTA CLARA, Calif. , Jan. 23, 2017 ... hand protection market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Ansell, ... 2016 Global Frost & Sullivan Company of the ... strong customer-centric approach, and a wide global footprint ... eminence in the hand protection market. The Company,s ...
(Date:1/23/2017)... Jan. 23, 2017 LifeVac, the revolutionary device ... airway and prevented choking deaths, welcomes Steve Way ... the LifeVac team as Official Spokesperson. ... LifeVac team," said Arthur Lih , Founder and ... LifeVac and his mission to raise awareness about the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: