Scientists at Sanford-Burnham used stem cells to grow new hair.


Baldness Breakthrough: Stem Cells Grow New Hair

Researchers have used human pluripotent stem cells to generate new hair. The study, which appears online in PLOS One, marks the first step toward developing a cell-based treatment for people with hair loss. “We have developed a method using human pluripotent stem cells to create new cells capable of initiating human hair growth. The method is […]



Study: No Increase in Complications of Breast Reconstruction After Age 65

Older women don’t have an increased overall risk of complications from breast reconstruction after mastectomy, a new study shows. That said, risk for venous thromboembolism (VTE) was significantly higher for older women. The findings appear in the February 2015 issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®.


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Hot Stuff: February 2015

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