Posts Tagged ‘stem cells’

Scientists Discover Human Lung Stem Cells

Friday, May 13th, 2011
Researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital may have discovered and identified for the first time a human lung stem cell. The said stem cell in the lung is known to be self-renewing and is capable of forming into the different biological structures in the lungs. This discovery may someday pave the way for developing novel treatments for a number of lung diseases that may require the regeneration and repair

The Skin Gun Heals Burn Wounds In Days Instead Of Months

Saturday, March 26th, 2011
Burns, especially those of the 2nd and 3rd degree kind, can be life threatening if they are not treated immediately. But even still, current available burn treatments require months and months of recuperation which still opens up the possibility of burn patients getting infections during that time. Current methods such as skin grafts may take a long time to treat serious burns, too long sometimes that it can put a