Q&A - Stem cells could offer treatment for a myriad of diseases
Q.What are stem cells?
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
The launch of groundbreaking research on the use of stem cells to treat autistic children has been welcomed by the Irish Stem Cell Foundation.
Wed, 22 Aug, 2012
Ireland is seriously lagging behind most other countries in offering live-saving treatments provided by the use of adult stem cells, a leading international medical expert has warned.
Thu, 19 Apr, 2012
The Irish Stem Cell Foundation has warned that current restrictions on research in Ireland are preventing inward investment in the bio-tech sector.
Mon, 19 Mar, 2012
DR STEPHEN SULLIVAN (Feb 18) calls for legislation to regulate the use of stem cells in Ireland. Dr Sullivan is a Director of the Irish Stem Cell Foundation, a group that campaigns on behalf of embryonic stem cell research.
Wed, 02 Mar, 2011
Fri, 18 Feb, 2011
BLOOD banks could be transformed by a scientific breakthrough that enables human skin cells to be converted directly into blood.
Tue, 09 Nov, 2010
THE doctor who was flying into a Co Cork clinic to provide an unproven three-hour €19,000 stem cell treatment involving animal parts to multiple sclerosis (MS) patients has been struck off the British Medical Register.
Thu, 30 Sep, 2010
PATIENTS with incurable conditions are being duped by scam stem cell clinics that exploit their desire to get better.
Tue, 25 May, 2010
The absence of laws on stem cell research is costing Ireland valuable research opportunities, according to a new policy document published today.
Wed, 28 Apr, 2010
THE dilemma of what to do with unused embryos following fertility treatment will not be resolved as long as the Government fails to introduce laws governing assisted human reproduction (AHR) and embryonic stem cell research, doctors and scientists have warned.
Tue, 27 Apr, 2010
CONFERENCES can provide a significant boost to local economies with the average event capable of generating an income of €150,000 to the area.
Tue, 29 Dec, 2009
THE Supreme Court is due to rule today on an appeal by a woman in her 40s against the High Court’s refusal to order a Dublin fertility clinic to release three frozenembryos to her for the purpose of pregnancy against her estranged husband’s wishes.
Tue, 15 Dec, 2009