Research by Indian couple claims breakthrough in prostate cancer treatment

15
Sep

2016

New Delhi, Sept. 14: A medical scientists' team, at Deakin University, Australia, has recently announced that they achieved a breakthrough in prostate cancer treatment.

Rupinder Kanwar and her husband Jagat Kanwar, along with two others, revealed that by piggy backing a chemotherapy drug onto a well-known milk protein could create a combination that is lethal for cancer cells without the toxic side-effects.

When coupled with the milk protein lactoferrin, the Dox can be delivered directly into the nucleus of prostate cancer cells and will kill the cells as ......

Corneal regeneration through adipose-derived stem cells may be option for patients with keratoconus

14
Sep

2016

"Adipose stem cells are easily obtained and highly efficient. Implanted into the corneal stroma, they are able to differentiate in vivo into adult keratocytes, do not stimulate immune reactions and produce newly formed human extracellular matrix,” Jorge Alió del Barrio, MD, said.

COPENHAGEN — Transplantation of autologous human adipose-derived adult stem cells may be a feasible alternative to corneal transplantation in patients with keratoconus, according to the preliminary results of a study presented at the EuCornea meeting.

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