UCSF Researchers Discover a New Type of Pluripotent Cell in Breast Tissue

The top middle panel shows endogenous pluripotent somatic (ePS) cells, which can give rise to many tissue derivatives, including pancreas, bone, intestine, breast and cartilage cells. https://scitechdaily.com/ucsf-researchers-discover-a-new-type-of-pluripotent-cell-in-breast-tissue/

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Misinformation on stem cell treatments for COVID-19 linked to overhyped science, researchers argue

A transmission electron micrograph of SARS-CoV-2 virus particles (UK B.1.1.7 variant), isolated from a patient sample and cultivated in cell culture. Credit: NIAID https://medicalxpress.com/news/2021-10-misinformation-stem-cell-treatments-covid-.html

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Common medications accumulate in gut bacteria, which may reduce drug effectiveness and alter the gut microbiome

Commonly used drugs accumulate in our gut bacteria, which can change the drugs’ effectiveness and affect the bacteria’s metabolism. Credit: Copyright: Aleksandra Krolik https://medicalxpress.com/news/2021-09-common-medications-accumulate-gut-bacteria.html

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