“What’s their responsibility? They’ve led people down this trail of hope.”
The faux-fish swam for 108 days and could pave the way toward a working artificial heart for transplants.
Duke University and a private company have been selling access to unproven cord blood treatments for autism. Now, they’re planning something much bigger.
The researchers also demonstrated that it is possible to grow functioning human blood vessels in another species.
The electrical activity of the lab-grown mini-brains was similar to that seen in premature infants and may help researchers understand brain development disorders.
Biologists from Tufts University have fine-tuned an environment for 3D test tube “mini-brains” so that they can function like a living nervous system for months.
It’s the first step toward being able to mass produce human eggs using other people’s body tissues or blood.
It's the Wild West of modern medicine.
These unlucky people were enrolled in clinical trials, not clients at shady clinics.
Umbilical cord blood can be used to treat or cure more than 80 conditions.