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New treatment for ‘silent’ heart attack survivors could make hearts stronger and repair scar tissue

People who suffer "silent" heart attacks could make dramatic recoveries under a new treatment that could also revolutionize the repair of scar tissue throughout the body, researchers say. Read more ...

By |January 14th, 2020|

Partnerships, broad support helping UNMC close in on a cure for HIV

OMAHA — Human immunodeficiency virus was deemed incurable for decades as scientists were unable to overcome its resistance to vaccines and were incapable of preventing it from mutating and integrating ...

By |January 9th, 2020|

Editorial: Here are New Year’s wishes for 2020 progress for the Midlands

The arrival of 2020, only a few days away, provides an occasion to turn our thoughts toward the opportunities and challenges of the new year. Let’s consider some of the ...

By |January 2nd, 2020|

CIRM funded study may help explain why some people with cystic fibrosis are less prone to infection

Cystic fibrosis is a disorder that mostly affects the lungs. It is caused by a mutation in a gene called cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR). As a result of ...

By |December 24th, 2019|

Patient’s own cells engineered to wage war on cancer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UlpgwfPmaTs&feature=emb_title CAR T-cell Therapy Two Years Later: Nick's Story - Nebraska Medicine After traditional therapies weren't effective, lymphoma patient Nick Howe was one of our first patients to take part ...

By |December 9th, 2019|

Can stem cells help people recovering from a stroke? You asked, and the experts answered

We recently held our first ever Facebook Live event. It was focused on the use of stem cells and recovery from a stroke and featured three great guests: Dr. Gary Steinberg, ...

By |December 9th, 2019|

Bad Batch podcast’s dark picture of perinatal stem cell industry

I finished listening to the first 6 episodes of the Bad Batch podcast last week. The series is by medical journalist Laura Beil. I think there will be a 7th episode that’s ...

By |December 9th, 2019|

Some Nebraskans sickened by unapproved stem cell treatments, officials say

By |December 9th, 2019|

Researchers create a better way to grow blood stem cells

Blood stem cells are a vital part of us. They create all the other kinds of blood cells in our body and are used in bone marrow transplants to help ...

By |December 4th, 2019|

Another FDA letter to a stem cell clinic supplier: what’s the agency’s long game?

The FDA just sent another untitled letter to a producer of a potentially non-compliant perinatal “stem cell” product that may be an unapproved drug. This follows past non-warning letters and/or inspection reports ...

By |December 4th, 2019|

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402.390.2461 amanda@nebraskacures.com


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