Tag: stem cells

The Future Of Healing Bone Injuries And Repairing Bone Loss

The Future Of Healing Bone Injuries And Repairing Bone Loss

[ 1 ] 2012-05-04 |

Breaking a bone is a common, painful experience with which most of us are familiar. Whether we have directly experienced broken bones or observed someone else recovering from a broken bone, it is not hard to notice that healing bones takes considerable time. Evolution has worked to make bones extremely strong, but in doing so, […]

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Avoiding The Need For Surgery With The Latest Osteoarthritis Treatments

Avoiding The Need For Surgery With The Latest Osteoarthritis Treatments

[ 0 ] 2011-09-08 |

Accumulated wear and tear on the body has long been associated with the aging process. Subsequently, an increase in the number of aches and pains that we experience is generally expected as we age. The understanding of this relationship is by no means new, either. Even in ancient Rome, emperors and educated scholars wrote of […]

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Wrapping our Heads Around Leukemia – The Latest Research

Wrapping our Heads Around Leukemia – The Latest Research

[ 0 ] 2009-06-22 |

When most of us think of leukemia, we recognize a cancer of the blood, but few of us are aware of the various forms of leukemia and how they affect individual patients. While some forms of the cancer are now highly treatable, for others the prognosis is not very good.

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Could Lifting Stem Cell Research Funding Ban Help Conservative Groups?

Could Lifting Stem Cell Research Funding Ban Help Conservative Groups?

[ 0 ] 2009-03-10 |

While the lifting of the embryonic stem cell research funding ban by President Obama is being seen positively in some camps, others remain concerned about the use of these cells. However, one hope is that the increased research opportunities may lead to the use of alternate stem cell sources.

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A Coming Stem Cell Treatment Revolution?

A Coming Stem Cell Treatment Revolution?

[ 0 ] 2009-01-31 |

The announcement of the successful use of stem cells in treatment of early stage Multiple Sclerosis suggests that more treatments for other autoimmune diseases may be on the horizon.

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Stemming the Last Stroke

Stemming the Last Stroke

[ 0 ] 2009-01-22 |

A stroke is a potentially devastating condition with effects ranging from memory loss to paralysis to personality changes or to death in the worst cases. In so many situations a stroke is seriously disabling for those who suffer it so the recent announcement of a clinical trial for a new stroke treatment is very promising […]

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