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.
Celiac Disease: How is it Treated?
Celiac disease affects millions of Americans. Learn how the autoimmune disorder is treated.
How to Find a Clinical Trial
WebMD explains how to find a clinical trial and the questions you may want to ask before agreeing to participate.
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.
Aplastic Anemia: What You Need to Know
WebMD explains aplastic anemia, a serious but treatable blood 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 Research: What's Happening in Clinical Trials
WebMD summarizes stem cell clinical trials being tested in people with heart disease, ALS, stroke, spinal cord injury, and other conditions.