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Ten Things to Know about Stem Cell Therapy

Will stem cell therapy improve my condition? While adult stem cell therapy cannot provide a cure for any condition, many patients with degenerative and developmental ailments and their relatives feel unequivocally that treatment with stem cells have significantly improved their quality of life. For example, adult stem cell therapy will ... read more


Canada student Jocelyn McGlynn Finds Stem Cell Match

Perfect stem cell match Jocelyn McGlynn is an aspiring doctor in her fourth year of medical science at Western University in Canada. When she began to experience symptoms of strep throat, she went to the doctor for treatment, but the strep throat didn’t seem to go away, even after weeks ... read more

Brain Injury Treatment with Cord Blood Stem Cells

Study shows cell therapy could repair brain injury A mice study has found that cord blood stem cells, stem cells derived from the umbilical cord, can protect nerve cells from injury caused before birth. The results give positive reinforcement to the push for more cell therapies as potential therapeutic alternatives ... read more

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Als and Stem Cell Therapy

ALS, often known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, and further made famous after Stephen Hawking’s diagnosis, is a progressive disease without a cure. There are about 15 new cases diagnosed every day, and most people with ALS will die within 3 to 5 years. Understanding, and therefore treatment options for the condition ... read more

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Stem Cell Therapy for Crohn’s Disease Approved in Europe

The European Commission has approved Alofisel, previously known as Cx601, a stem cell therapy that treats complex perianal fistulas, one of the most restricting complications of Crohn’s disease. Alofisel was developed by Belgian biotech company TiGenix, and is licensed to the Japanese pharma Takeda. It is the first stem cell ... read more

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Stem Cell Treatment for Macular Degeneration

A new stem cell treatment performed in London has given back sight to two patients. Douglas Waters, who suffered from severe macular degeneration and could not see out of his right eye, says, “my eyesight improved to the point where I can now read the newspaper and help my wife ... read more


Breakthrough Spinal Cord Injury Treatment on Monkey

Human stem cells restore movement in monkey after spinal cord injury After four failed attempts, researchers have finally figured out how to place a graft of human stem cells into a monkey’s spinal cord to create new cells and promote healing. There were a number of challenges that slowed the ... read more