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New study finds brain tumors can arise from neurons

The new research shows that tumors can in fact have their origins in several types of differentiated cells in the central nervous system, including neural stem cells, astrocytes (a sub-type of glial cell) and even neurons, when cancer-causing genes are introduced. Neurons do not divide, but when the genes were introduced they were found to transform into stem cells that could reproduce rapidly.

via New study finds brain tumors can arise from neurons.

via New study finds brain tumors can arise from neurons.

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Stem cells from blood may banish wrinkles – Telegraph

Injections of stem cells taken from patients blood may finally banish wrinkles if clinical trials of a new treatment are successful.

via Stem cells from blood may banish wrinkles – Telegraph.

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