Regenerative Medicine

MS Stem Cell Therapy Could be Key to Cure.

MS Stem Cell Therapy Could be Key to Cure.

Pioneering MS Stem Cell Therapy Decades ago, while working as a Fellow at Johns Hopkins, Dr. Richard Burt noticed that the leukaemia patients he was helping to treat had lost their protection to childhood illnesses and needed to be “re-vaccinated”. Cells had been impacted by the cancer treatment and had lost their “memory” of the(…)

Cord Blood Protects Baby’s Brain From Hurler Syndrome

Cord Blood Protects Baby’s Brain From Hurler Syndrome

Hurler Syndrome; A Need For Screening Babies with a rare inherited disease may be spared from permanent brain damage if they receive an umbilical cord blood transplantat before they are 9 months old. Experts say the findings emphasize the need for early diagnosis of the condition, called Hurler syndrome, preferably through newborn screening programs. Hurler(…)

Stem Cell Injections To Beat Tennis Elbow?

Stem Cell Injections To Beat Tennis Elbow?

Stem Cell Injections For Tendon Injuries? Patients are receiving stem cell injections in an attempt to heal hard-to-treat tendon injuries, such as tennis elbow. The treatment, which has previously been used on injured racehorses, uses a patient’s stem cells to super-charge the body’s natural repair mechanisms. Millions of Britons suffer tendon injuries. Tendons are the tough(…)

Stem cells help women regrow breasts after cancer surgery

Stem cells help women regrow breasts after cancer surgery

A new technique, which uses stem cells, could help women regrow breasts after cancer surgery. Experts in the UK and Melbourne University in Australia say that the new breasts look natural and feel soft to touch and are much more comfortable than silicone implants. The researchers are now in a race to bring the technology(…)