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 Therapy for Pets
Learn how veterinarians are using stem cells to treat dogs, cats, and other animals.
Find out what multiple myeloma is, as well as symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment of this condition.
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.
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.
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?
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).
Stem Cell Treatments: False Hope Warning Signs
Some stem cell treatments are unproven and risky. WebMD reports on the warning signs that stem cell treatment claims go too far.