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Canada student Jocelyn McGlynn Finds Perfect 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

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Can stem cells help cerebral palsy?

Before getting into the details of how and why, let’s answer the most important question: can stem cell treatment (also known as stem cell transplants) help you or your loved one with cerebral palsy? Yes, yes it can. Will it cure cerebral palsy completely? No. However, to understand how we’ve ... read more

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Scientists Working with Stem Cells to Treat ALS

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 patients will die within 3 to 5 years. Understanding, and therefore treatment options for the condition have ... 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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Macular Degeneration Patients Restore Vision

Two Macular Degeneration Patients Get Sight Back from Stem Cells in the UK 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 ... read more

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Breakthrough Stem Cell 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

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