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.
Parkinson's Disease Research
A look at research into new treatment options for Parkinson's disease.
Celiac Disease: How is it Treated?
Celiac disease affects millions of Americans. Learn how the autoimmune disorder is treated.
Is There a Diabetes Cure?
Is it possible there may be a cure for diabetes? WebMD examines the possibilities, including weight loss surgery, stem cells, islet cells, natural therapies, and current treatments.
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.
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?
Bush Backs Strictly Limited Stem Cell Research
U.S. funding only permitted for cells already taken from embryos.
What Would You Do to Have a Baby?
A matter of time before the first human clone appears -- for better or for worse -- leaving the rest of humanity to deal with the ramifications.
Alzheimer's: New Medications
Using powerful new drug-screening technologies, researchers are identifying dozens, perhaps hundreds of possible targets for drugs aimed at preventing, treating, or slowing the progression of Alzheimer's disease (AD).