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

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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]

How Women with Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery Are Treated with Stem Cells

Many women suffer from stress urinary incontinence or vaginal prolapse after childbirth, with age, or with obesity. Whatever the cause of your pelvic issues, they are all derived from the same underlying issue.  When the muscles and ligaments of the pelvic floor weaken and no longer provide adequate support, it can cause certain organs such [Read More]

How Stem Cells are Treating Autism

There are many different disorders that are on the autism spectrum. While each type of autism is different and has different symptoms, there are some similarities in how autism is diagnosed and treated. Stem cell therapies are now being tested to determine if they can be effective in reducing symptoms of autism.  Understanding Autism Different [Read More]

What is Parkinson’s Disease and How Can Stem Cells Help?

Parkinson’s disease is a debilitating condition that affects about a million people in the United States each year. You may be familiar with Parkinson’s disease or heard of it due to the diagnosis of Michael J. Fox. Parkinson’s disease currently has no cure, and there are few available treatments to improve symptoms or condition.  What [Read More]

Respiratory Disease and Stem Cell Treatments

Respiratory disease is not a common condition, but it is one that affects thousands each year in the United States. Respiratory disease has a few different potential causes, but the treatments are typically the same. Respiratory disease usually involves blockage of the trachea. Learn more about respiratory disease and the revolutionary treatments being explored. What [Read More]

What Is Huntington’s Disease, and How Do Stem Cells Treat It?

Huntington’s Disease is a medical condition caused by a mutated gene in the body. Huntington’s disease is a disorder of the brain that results in uncontrolled movements, emotional problems, and an inability to think clearly, or cognition. There is no cure for Huntington’s disease, and most patients live only 10 to 20 years after being [Read More]

HIV and AIDS: Possibly Not a Death Sentence with Stem Cell Therapy

It is estimated that over one million Americans are infected with the HIV virus. HIV, or human immunodeficiency virus, is an infection that eventually leads to AIDS, or acquired immune deficiency syndrome. Once AIDS has set in, most patients die within five years due to complications from cancers, diseases, viruses, or infections. Doctors and researchers [Read More]

Three Types of Eye Conditions that Cause Blindness and How They Are Treated with Stem Cells

Blindness affects many Americans every year. Blindness can be caused by a number of medical conditions, although there are three types of eye conditions that cause most blindness. These three eye conditions can be successfully treated with stem cell therapies to prevent or slow down the complete loss of vision. Macular Degeneration Age-related macular degeneration [Read More]

Positive Results for Allogeneic Stem Cell Treatment for Ischemic Stroke

Stemedica Cell Technologies are reporting that using ischemic tolerant mesenchymal stem cells (itMSCs) to treat ischemic stroke is safe, well-tolerated, and shows preliminary signs of efficacy in an open-label Phase I/IIa trial. This treatment, which is also being developed for treating Alzheimer’s disease, could begin Phase IIb trials in the near future (1). Ischemic Stroke [Read More]

Adventures in Stem Cell Therapy

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Stem cell treatments are being used across the country and the globe, recognized as helping many different health problems. Also, research shows that these treatments enjoy not only a great safety profile, but the possibility of helping conditions that cannot be improved by currently available standard medical medications or other treatments. The most well known [Read More]

Ed Sheeran Helps Find Stem Cell Donor

An 8-year-old patient with cancer has found a stem cell donor thanks to efforts by pop star Ed Sheeran.  The high-profile appeal was also backed by a number of other celebrities. Eight-year-old Jasmi Lindberg-Cooke was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia three years ago. The Suffolk resident urgently needed a matched unrelated stem cell donor who [Read More]

Stem Cell Donor for British Toddler

When Ava Stark was age 3, her family received devastating news. The toddler was born with a rare blood disorder and would die without a stem cell transplant. The family from Lochgelly in Fife, Scotland, sent out a countrywide appeal for donors after a donor who had previously been found had to back out due [Read More]

Hunt for Stem Cell Donor for British Musician

When Stephen Sykes, 26, from Shepton Mallet in Somerset, United Kingdom, was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma, an aggressive type of cancer that did not respond to chemotherapy, a desperate hunt for stem cell donors began. Doctors were unable to find a match even after a worldwide search. Brass bands across the United Kingdom got tested [Read More]

Stem Cells Key to Strong Muscles in Old Age

Researchers at the University of Rochester have discovered that stem cells are the key to strong muscles in old age. They found that muscle stem cells in animal models drive muscle loss in old age, contrary to the currently prevailing idea that muscular decline with advancing age is on account of motor neuron loss. The [Read More]

MS Patients Flock to Russia for Stem Cell Therapy

People from all around the world are flocking to Moscow, Russia, for innovative stem cell therapies for MS. Multiple sclerosis is a crippling disease that affects the brain and spinal cord. MS is an autoimmune disease that is unpredictable and affects different people in different ways. Clinical management and pharmacotherapy can help relieve symptoms and [Read More]

Healing Burns without Scars

Stem Cell Treatment May Hold the Key In an exciting development in the field of stem cell research, scientists have developed an innovative device that uses the patient’s own stem cells to treat burns and heal the skin without scarring. This is the first time stem cells have been used to directly heal and mend [Read More]

Why Stem Cells? The Research Speaks For Itself

There is no denying that stem cells have revolutionized the medical industry in numerous ways. Every day, headlines such as “Stem Cell Therapy for Autism Shows Promise” and “Ground-Breaking Treatment for Multiple Sclerosis Has Man Running  Again” grace the news. Amazingly enough, these headlines aren’t just hype. Since stem cells have the unique ability to [Read More]

Techniques That Support Stem Cell Therapy

Stem cell therapy offers an incredible and unprecedented medical opportunity for people suffering from chronic musculoskeletal pain to finally attain the relief that they have been seeking. Unlike medications and physical therapy, stem cell therapy actually targets and repairs the body’s damaged tissues in order to minimize and eliminate pain altogether. However, it’s counterproductive to [Read More]

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