Friday, November 7, 2008

Stem Cells

Stem cells are being found in places scientists once thought was impossible. Recent research from the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet reveals completely new properties of the skin’s stem cells. “The stem cells don’t behave at all in the way we’d previously thought, and are found in unexpected places”, says Professor Rune ToftgÃ¥rd, one of the scientists at Karolinska Institutet responsible for the study.

“The stem cells examined by the present study are found in the skin’s hair follicles, around which the cells are able to move depending on their stage of growth. The scientists believe that their growth is governed by previously known mechanism called Hedgehog signaling.”
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On the cutting-edge of science, HydroPeptide® is in developmental stages of creating the first stem cell revitalizing eyelash and brow product. More details will be available when HydroPeptide’s® chemists conclude their research.

4 comments:

DenimHeavn4me said...

What kind of stem cells are they putting in their product? I hope no babies are harmed in the name of beauty

focused4win said...

I'm sure they're putting plant stem cells or something like that :)

CarrieM said...

Would plant stem cells work the same way as skin stem cells. As long as it works and they don't harm any animals. I just watched a very disturbing video... I will speak out against any animal abuse. You have to watch this. http://www.heathermills.org/campaign_paris.php

AprilRain said...

Just FYI they are plant stem cells. At April Rain Skin Science® our products are never tested on animals...our products are dermatologist tested, allergy tested, non-irritating, and paraben and phthalate free...you can rest assured that we do everything to make our products the best for your skin