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Adult Stem Cells Tested in Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease

August 7, 2017

Adult Stem Cells Tested in Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease Despite affecting about 10 million people worldwide, Parkinson’s disease is still considered a mystery by many in the medical community. Doctors don’t know what causes it, how to prevent it or how to cure it, and treatment options are limited and often invasive, including brain surgery…

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Stem Cell Therapy Could Regulate Insulin in Diabetic Patients

August 7, 2017

Stem Cell Therapy Could Regulate Insulin in Diabetic Patients For the 3 million Americans who suffer from Type 1 diabetes, monitoring insulin levels is a way of life. That’s because for someone with Type 1 diabetes, a dip in insulin levels could prove fatal. And, despite its importance in the maintenance of health for those…

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Researchers Hoping to Use Stem Cell Therapy to Treat ALS

August 6, 2017

Researchers Hoping to Use Stem Cell Therapy to Treat ALS It is one of the most puzzling diseases of our time: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, or ALS (also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease). Currently affecting around 30,000 Americans, ALS has no cure or effective treatment. But a research team at the University of Wisconsin at Madison…

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Can Stem Cell Therapy Help Treat Knee Injuries?

August 2, 2017

Can Stem Cell Therapy Help Treat Knee Injuries? Doctors and scientist around the nation are looking for ways to implement the many benefits of stem cell therapy into orthopedic medicine to help heal soft tissue injuries such as meniscus and ACL tears. The Meniscus Acts as the Shock Absorber The knee joint is formed by…

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Stem Cell Therapy Could Hold Hope of Healing for Rheumatoid Arthritis Sufferers

July 31, 2017

Stem Cell Therapy Could Hold Hope of Healing for Rheumatoid Arthritis Sufferers Around 1.5 million people in the United States suffer from rheumatoid arthritis in which the immune system attacks the joints creating pain and swelling in addition to sometimes extreme joint damage. According to the Arthritis Foundation, it most commonly affects those aged 30…

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Using Stem Cells to Treat Joint Pain

July 17, 2017

Using Stem Cells to Treat Joint Pain Joint pain can be debilitating. Since joints connect bones, they are an integral part of each movement we make, all day, every day. When pain is associated with movement, a patient’s quality of life can be drastically reduced. The Center for Disease control reports that at least 30…