Ties That Bind: Infant Cells Found In Mother’s Brains

The ties that bind mother and child may be more unbreakable than ever imagined. This bond has evolved to become a complex physiological process that not only binds us emotionally, but also affects our hormones, nerves, and almost every part of our bodies, including the brain.[1] Researchers have now discovered genetically distinct cells in a…

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Stem Cells and Their Potential to Help Treat Type 2 Diabetes

Often associated with the obesity epidemic, Type 2 Diabetes, is estimated to affect over 26 million adults and children in the United States. If trends continue, 1 in 3 American adults will have diabetes by 2050. For decades, researchers have been searching for better ways to treat this chronic blood condition. Type 2 Diabetes is…

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Ted-Ed: What are Stem Cells? Creating a “New You” with Stem Cells!

Personalized medicine is closer than you might think. Just as our hobbies and interests are unique, so too are our bodies. As a result each person may require very specific healthcare throughout their lifetime and researchers are continually evaluating new ways to accomplish this. Craig A. Kohn, of Ted-Ed says stem cells are the key….

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