Duke doctor: Stem cell therapy might help heart disease patients

Duke doctor: Stem cell therapy might help heart disease patients

Today, people with heart disease have available to them more treatment options than ever before, yet sometimes nothing can alleviate the angina, the chest pain associated with cardiac disease. Researchers are evaluating a special stem cell therapy to help those patients. WRAL in North Carolina reported that Duke University Cardiologist Dr. Tom Povsic is conducting Read More

Stem cell injections to relieve arthritis pain

Stem cell injections to relieve arthritis pain

A new cutting edge stem cell treatment for Osteoarthritis (OA) is now being offered at a small number of clinics in the US, reports the Emory Orthopedics and Spine Center. This new procedure begins with the collecting of stem cell blood from the bone marrow of a patient’s hip, taking out the plasma, spinning down Read More

Adult Stem Cells Could Help Thwart Amputations

Adult Stem Cells Could Help Thwart Amputations

A recent study published in the journal Diabetes (the official journal of the American Diabetes Association) has shown promising results in the treatment of diabetic wounds such as food ulcers, one of the primary causes of amputation, through the use of adult stem cells. The study, from the National University of Ireland, Galway, appeared in Read More

Stem Cell Therapy: New hope for old joints

Stem Cell Therapy: New hope for old joints

Today, there is an alternative to joint replacement surgery that offers people suffering from joint pain the chance to use cell from their own bodies to repair and replace damaged joint tissues. Stem cell therapy is a minimally-invasive procedure that can be used to treat any joint in the body with injuries of the Achilles Read More