Mira Swave, M.D. is a specialist in the field of Regenerative Medicine.

How PRP Can Help With Treating Chronic Pain

A little over 20% of Americans deal with chronic pain according to research published in 2021. Most chronic pain is caused by musculoskeletal conditions such as arthritis, osteoporosis, or bursitis. Several treatments are available to manage chronic pain with varying levels of success. One of the most innovative and effective treatments is platelet-rich plasma (PRP) [Read More]

Top Health Benefits of Exercise

It’s no secret that exercise is essential for good overall health. Experts suggest that healthy adults get at least 30 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise, 4-5 times per week to stay in good shape. Moderate-intensity exercise is at a brisk pace which makes it slightly difficult to have a conversation while working out. You should also [Read More]

Why Sleep is the Secret to Unlocking Your Health

Sleep might just be the most important thing you do all day. Experts agree that not getting adequate sleep can be devastating to your health, and there’s even been a link discovered between too little sleep and Alzheimer’s Disease! Sleep is essential for peak physical and mental performance. In this post, we’ll discuss why sleep [Read More]

High Cortisol and the Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

Did you know there’s been a link discovered between the hormone cortisol and dementia, including Alzheimer’s Disease? In this post, we’ll review cortisol, discuss the link found, and discuss ways to reduce your risk. What is Cortisol? Cortisol, also known as the stress hormone, is a small guy with a big job. Cortisol plays a [Read More]

What are the Outcomes of Chronic High Cortisol?

What is Cortisol? Cortisol is a glucocorticoid steroid hormone produced by the adrenal glands. Glucocorticoids in general transport messages to the cells via the bloodstream to regulate inflammatory responses, metabolism, and the sleep-wake cycle. Cortisol is specifically responsible for helping regulate the body: Stress response Metabolism Inflammatory response Blood pressure Blood sugar Sleep-wake cycle What [Read More]

Tips to Help Boost Brain Activity

Life expectancy in the U.S. in 2022 has shot up to just over 79 years, up quite a bit from the 1950 level of just over 68 years. That’s a lot of time and strain on our organs, especially our brains. Because Americans are projected to continue this upwards trend in life expectancy, more and [Read More]

What is Regenerative Medicine?

Regenerative medicine has become a disruptor in the healthcare industry for dismissing the traditional medical treatment model of just treating and improving symptoms and instead focusing on repairing and replacing the cells, tissues, and even molecules that are causing the symptoms in the first place.  What Conditions Can Regenerative Medicine Help? This revolutionary approach to [Read More]

Common Foods that Lead to Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a condition where the bones become weak, brittle, and susceptible to fracture. Osteoporosis is thought to be caused, in part, by poor calcium intake and/or absorption throughout life. Some of the risk factors for being diagnosed with osteoporosis are genetic and therefore unchangeable, while other risk factors are lifestyle-based and therefore within the [Read More]

Understanding the Different Types of Headaches

To find the best treatment for your headaches and related symptoms, it’s important to first understand exactly what type of headache you are experiencing. There are several different types of headaches that all have various causes, symptoms, and preferred treatments. In this post, we’ll cover three of the most common types of headaches and explain [Read More]

Injuries Brought On By Ignoring Ankle Sprains

A sprained ankle happens when the ankle joint moves unnaturally, causing traumatic stretching and tearing of the ligaments that stabilize the joint. Ankle sprains can be extremely debilitating depending on their severity. Common symptoms of ankle sprains include pain, swelling, bruising, impaired range of motion, and an inability to bear weight on the affected ankle. [Read More]

Helping Fractures Heal With Stem Cell Therapy

Stem cell therapy is breaking down obstacles and pioneering new frontiers in medicine on almost a daily basis. It’s no wonder that every major medical university in the country dedicates tons of funding and resources to stem cell research! One of the most exciting areas where stem cell therapy shows huge promise is orthopedics. Bone [Read More]

Stem Cell Therapy for Neuropathic Pain Management

Neuropathic pain is defined as physical pain experienced as a result of an improperly functioning nervous system. Neuropathic pain presents differently depending on the cause, and the severity, location, and sensation varies from patient to patient.  About 30% of neuropathic pain is caused by diabetes. The remaining 60% can be caused by anything from alcoholism [Read More]

Foods That May Contribute to Osteoporosis

If you’re at risk or have already been diagnosed, with osteoporosis, you probably want to do everything you can to strengthen your bones and prevent a fracture. You may be surprised to know that simple diet changes can greatly benefit your bones! In this post, we briefly discuss the foods that you should avoid if [Read More]

The Incredible Benefits of Stem Cell Therapy

You’ve probably heard a lot about stem cell therapy over the past decade. As an emerging regenerative medicine treatment, it has received plenty of praise, but also a lot of criticism. However, after years of clinical and anecdotal evidence to its credit, and now even academic research backing it up, it’s time to recognize stem [Read More]

Can You Avoid Surgery With Regenerative Medicine?

If you’ve been diagnosed with a condition that requires surgical intervention, you are probably thinking about alternatives. No one enjoys the idea of going under the knife, and surgery has inherent risks that should be avoided if possible. But, can regenerative medicine practices eliminate the need for surgery? There is no definitive answer on whether [Read More]

Combat Osteoarthritis With Stem Cells

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common joint disorder in the United States. Over 10% of Americans over the age of 60 experience daily symptoms of OA. Osteoarthritis can be painful and debilitating. While there are many treatments on the market for OA, sufferers often experience breakthrough pain and build up a tolerance to what’s available. [Read More]

180 Life Sciences Corp. Enters into a License Agreement with University of Oxford for Regenerative Molecule HMGB1 for Liver Diseases

PALO ALTO, Calif., Dec. 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — 180 Life Sciences Corp. (NASDAQ: ATNF) (“180 Life Sciences” or the “Company”), a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on the development of novel drugs that fulfill unmet needs in inflammatory diseases, fibrosis and pain, today announced that it has entered into a new, exclusive global licensing agreement [Read More]

The Signs of Carpal Ligament Instability

When the ligaments that hold the wrist together are damaged or injured, the carpal bones and radioulnar joint can become misaligned. This is known as carpal ligament instability. Carpal ligament instability is most commonly caused by injuries but can be caused by a chronic weakening of the ligaments. High-energy injuries to the ligaments are most [Read More]

How to Tell if You Have a Herniated Disc

A herniated disc occurs when the disc, or cushioning, between two vertebrae, slips out of place. It may also be called a bulging, slipped, or ruptured disc. Herniated discs can happen from a sudden injury or can develop slowly over time due to improper body mechanics. Age can also play a role in increasing your [Read More]

Common Types of Arthritis

Arthritis is quite simply joint inflammation, and over 100 different types are currently known. Four of the most common types of arthritis include osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, and gout. Osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis is caused by the normal wear and tear from everyday movements. As our joints move back and forth, the cartilage that cushions the [Read More]

Common Causes of Neck Pain

When your neck is hurting, it can seem like every move you make just makes the pain worse. Identifying the cause of your neck pain is the first step in curing it for good. Neck pain can be caused by a variety of issues that require a medical professional to diagnose. The most common causes [Read More]

Can Stem Cell Therapy Help with Hearing Loss?

Did you know that over 30 million people over the age of 12 in the U.S. have bilateral hearing loss? That’s one out of every 8 adults and teenagers! The causes of hearing loss are varied. Genetics plays a role for some patients, while environmental factors are often the culprit. A genetic predisposition for hearing [Read More]

What You Need to Know About Stem Cell Therapy and Eye Disease

Research is well underway to find out if stem cell therapy can improve, or even cure a variety of eye disorders, including: Macular degeneration Congenital cataracts Inherited retinal diseases Glaucoma Retinitis pigmentosa Limbal stem cell deficiency Corneal diseases So far, results and findings have been very promising. Stem cell therapy is being used to successfully [Read More]

Treating Pelvic Organ Prolapse with Stem Cell Therapy

Pelvic organ prolapse, or POP, is a silent pandemic for women worldwide. An estimated twenty-five percent of women are affected by POP. Typically caused by a traumatic childbirth, POP occurs as a result of damage to the tissues, muscles, and ligaments that support the pelvic organs. This damage causes the pelvic organs to slide down [Read More]

How Stem Cell Therapy Helps with Arthritis

There’s been a lot of talk about stem cell therapy in recent years, with its amazing benefits being touted as a miracle for all sorts of debilitating conditions. It’s no wonder stem cells are being researched for the treatment of arthritis, which affects over 53 million Americans every year. Arthritis can cause joint pain, stiffness, [Read More]

Common Elbow Injuries

You don’t realize just how much you move your elbow until you injure it. When you lose your mobility, even just partially, in one arm it can have very frustrating effects on your daily life. Most elbow injuries are caused by repetitive motions that strain the muscles, tendons, and ligaments in and around the elbow [Read More]

Can Stem Cells Help Cure Multiple Sclerosis?

Multiple Sclerosis, or MS, is an autoimmune disorder that causes the patient’s immune system to attack their own nerve cells. The immune system releases antibodies that attack the self-myelin antigens, causing demyelination of the nerve fibers. Demyelination causes a disconnect between the brain and the rest of the body, so MS sufferers lose control of [Read More]

Why You Should Never Ignore Lingering Knee Pain

The Administration for Community Living states that one in four adults suffer from chronic knee pain in the United States, and the CDC reports that ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) injuries alone affect up to 250,000 people every year. With knee pain and injuries being so prevalent, it’s common for people to ignore the pain that [Read More]

How Stem Cell Therapy Can Help with Joint Pain

Stem cell therapy is still in its infancy of being used as a medical treatment, and it has already been shown to improve, and even cure a multitude of conditions. Research and clinical evidence so far have shown a major reduction in pain when treated with stem cells. While more research is needed to fully [Read More]

Types of Regenerative Medicine for Sports Injuries

When injuries sustained during athletic activities do not respond to traditional treatments or surgery, your physician may recommend a regenerative medicine treatment. Regenerative medicine is a new branch of medicine that focuses on creating living tissues to reduce pain and restore tissue and organ function that would not heal itself naturally. Regenerative medicine includes a [Read More]

What is Preventative Botox?

The anti-aging beauty industry was worth an estimated $52.5B in 2020, and is only going up. The United States accounts for more than a quarter of that amount. Much of the focus of the current anti-aging market is minimizing the appearance of existing wrinkles, but what if there was a treatment that could prevent wrinkles [Read More]

What Are the Benefits of Saving Cord Blood?

Cord blood is the blood that remains in a baby’s umbilical cord after it is cut. Since the cord is no longer connected to the baby or mother when this blood is collected, cord blood collection is considered a very safe procedure. Here, we will discuss the benefits of saving cord blood after childbirth. Cord [Read More]

Can Stem Cell Therapy Help with Lower Back Pain?

Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain affects up to 31 million Americans every day. Whether it is acute or chronic, lower back pain can diminish your quality of life and make you lose interest in everything you used to enjoy. Lower back pain sufferers may find even simple tasks  such as household cleaning to be unbearable. Until now, [Read More]

How Stem Cells Are Used for Anti-Aging

Used for Anti-Aging

Stem cells have shown promise as a treatment for conditions varying from spinal cord injuries to cancers to chronic pain. It is no wonder researchers quickly recognized stem cells’ potential benefits for skincare, specifically to reverse the signs of aging. Stem cells can slow down and, in some cases, reverse the intrinsic causes of aging [Read More]

How Stem Cell Therapy Helps with Chronic Pain

Chronic Pain

Our country has a long and complicated history with stem cell research. After years of misinformation and scare tactics meant to drive away research funding, scientists are only now scratching the surface of stem cell therapy potential. One link we have discovered regarding this early research discusses how stem cells can benefit sufferers of chronic [Read More]

INKplant project targets use of AM in regenerative medicine to address aging of European population

Originally posted on https://www.3dprintingmedia.network/inkplant-prints-the-future-of-regenerative-medicine-to-face-aging-of-the-european-population/ Population aging is one of Europe’s great challenges in the 21st century. By 2024, 22% of Europeans are expected to be over 65. Patients suffering from chronic joint detop fects or defects in the oral and maxillofacial regions have a significantly reduced quality of life and are continually dependent on health [Read More]

Regenerative Medicine: Industry Trends

Originally posted: https://www.pharmaceutical-technology.com/comment/regenerative-medicine-industry-trends/ Regenerative medicine is a multidisciplinary field that seeks to develop the science and tools that can help repair, augment, replace, or regenerate damaged or diseased human cells, tissues, genes, organs, or metabolic processes, to restore normal function. Regenerative medicine may involve the transplantation of stem cells, progenitor cells, or tissue, stimulation of [Read More]

Engineering Tissue-Informed Biomaterials to Advance Pulmonary Regenerative Medicine

This article was originally published here Front Med (Lausanne). 2021 Apr 8;8:647834. doi: 10.3389/fmed.2021.647834. eCollection 2021. Biomaterials intentionally designed to support the expansion, differentiation, and three-dimensional (3D) culture of induced-pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) may pave the way to cell-based therapies for chronic respiratory diseases. These conditions are endured by millions of people worldwide and represent a [Read More]

Advancing the Development of Safe and Effective Regenerative Medicine Products

By: Peter Marks, M.D., Ph.D., Director, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research The U.S. Food and Drug Administration plays a vital role in facilitating the development and availability of innovative medical products. Products such as cellular-derived therapies, including stem cell-based products, offer the potential to treat or even cure diseases or conditions for which few [Read More]

Specific Health Conditions that Can Be Treated with Regenerative Medicine

It could be argued that regenerative medicine may hold the keys to treating almost any medical condition. But the truth of the matter is that research is ongoing, and regenerative medicine cannot claim to heal most conditions. There could be hope of effectiveness, and some people do benefit; but these treatments are not widespread as [Read More]

What You Need to Know About Regenerative Medicine Treatments

stem cell treatments

Regenerative medicine is really trending right now on the internet. More and more people are getting interested in how stem cell therapies are being used to treat different medical conditions. But before you jump on the bandwagon and start looking for a regenerative medicine doctor, there are some things you should know about these treatments. [Read More]

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