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.
Stem Cell Treatments for Cancer
A stem cell transplant may be the best way to treat some cancers. Here’s why.
Stem Cell Therapy for Pets
Learn how veterinarians are using stem cells to treat dogs, cats, and other animals.
Aplastic Anemia: What You Need to Know
WebMD explains aplastic anemia, a serious but treatable blood condition.
Multiple Myeloma: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment
Find out what multiple myeloma is, as well as symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment of this condition.
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 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.
Stem Cell Clinical Trial for ALS: Patient's Story
WebMD talks to ALS patient John Jerome and his doctors about the ALS stem cell trial being done at Emory University.