Stem Cells

Stem cells are cells with the potential to develop into many different types of cells in the body. They serve as a repair system for the body. There are two main types of stem cells: embryonic stem cells and adult stem cells.

Stem cells are different from other cells in the body in three ways:

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  1. Stem Cells (National Library of Medicine)  
    Stem cells are cells with the potential to develop into many different types of cells in the body. ... the body. There are two main types of stem cells: embryonic stem cells and adult stem cells. Stem ...
  2. ... fatty tissue inside your bones. Bone marrow contains stem cells, which are immature cells that become blood cells. ... marrow transplant . This is now often called a stem cell transplant. For this type of treatment, bone marrow ...
  3. ... or destroyed bone marrow with healthy bone marrow stem cells. Bone marrow is the soft, fatty tissue inside your bones. The bone marrow produces blood cells. Stem cells are immature cells in the bone marrow that ...
  4. Stem Cell Transplants (For Teens) (Nemours Foundation)  
    Stem Cells/Teenagers ... Stem Cells ... Nemours Foundation ... Stem cells can develop into cells with different skills, so they're useful in treating diseases like cancer.
  5. Stem Cell Transplants (For Parents) (Nemours Foundation)  
    Stem Cells/Children ... Stem Cells ... Nemours Foundation ... Stem cells help rebuild a weakened immune system. Stem cell transplants are effective treatments for a ...
  6. What's It Like to Donate Stem Cells? (American Cancer Society)  
    People usually volunteer to donate stem cells for an allogeneic transplant either because they have a loved one or friend who needs a match or because they want ...
  7. Types of Stem Cells (International Society for Stem Cell Research)  
    Stem Cells/Specifics ... Stem Cells ... International Society for Stem Cell Research
  8. ... or destroyed bone marrow with healthy bone marrow stem cells. ... HE. Overview and choice of donor of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. In: Hoffman R, Benz EJ, Silberstein LE, ...
  9. FDA Warns About Stem Cell Therapies (Food and Drug Administration)  
    Stem cells have been called everything from cure-alls to miracle treatments. But don't believe the hype. ...
  10. Nine Things to Know About Stem Cell Treatments (International Society for Stem Cell Research)  
    Stem Cells/Specifics ... Stem Cells ... International Society for Stem Cell Research
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