Stem Cell Research and Studies Directory
Stem cell research continues to be controversial. Regardless, research and studies aim to find better ways to treat illnesses using stem cells. Clinical trials provide an opportunity to try experimental treatments. There are many types of stem cells; embryonic stem cells are just one type. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about what stem cell research involves and how studies are done.
Treatment Options for Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
Find out what you can do to treat chronic myelogenous leukemia, also called chronic myeloid leukemia, including drugs such as tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs) and immunotherapy.
Find out what multiple myeloma is, as well as symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment of this condition.
Treatment Options for Sickle Cell Disease and Its Complications
Sickle cell disease can lead to serious complications. Here are the options to treat and to cure it.
Stem Cell Treatments for Cancer
A stem cell transplant may be the best way to treat some cancers. Here’s why.
Heart Stem Cell Trial: Interview With Researcher Roberto Bolli, MD
WebMD interviews the University of Louisville's Roberto Bolli, MD, on his heart stem cell research to help treat heart failure after heart attack.
Abortion Debate Clouds Future of Stem Cell Research
Does stem cell research result in the destruction of life, or is it the harbinger of a lifesaving scientific tool?
Stem Cell Therapy for Cats and Dogs?
This novel treatment is a promising option for some pet conditions.
Stem Cell Research: Heart Stem Cells May Help Heal Hearts After Heart Attack
WebMD reports on a clinical trial using patients' own heart stem cells to help heal their heart failure after heart attack.