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Cord blood stem cell therapy for knee injury and pain

Umbilical stem cells now offer an alternative to surgery for patients with injured, painful and damaged joints. We review some of the landmark literature and ask where cord blood and tissue fit in. In 2015 Dr Robert Schwartz, an internationally-renowned practitioner of Neuromusculoskeletal, Vascular and Regenerative Medicine, published an article describing the benefits of stem cell […]

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Stem cell discovery paves way for targeted treatment for osteoarthritis

Researchers in the Departments of Biology and Physics at York, working with colleagues at the Erasmus Medical Centre in Rotterdam, have identified individual stem cells that can regenerate tissue, cartilage and bone. The stem cells are mixed within human bone marrow stromal cells (MSCs) but are similar in appearance and previously, scientists had difficulty in […]

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Clinic using stem cells to help heal soldiers

Oleksiy Shershniov, CEO of the Ilaya clinic, shows an X-ray to patient Roman Zhuravel, who was wounded in Russia’s war against the Donbas. He is one of 25 soldiers whom Biotech Rehabilitation has treated with stem cells, which regenerate bones, muscles and skin. When the first Ukrainian soldiers were injured in Russia’s war against Ukraine, […]

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Global Stem Cells Group Plans Bone Marrow Clinical Trials For Knee Osteoarthritis

Pending Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval, Global Stem Cells Group, Inc. has announced plans to conduct a multi-centre, placebo controlled clinical trial to measure the safety and effectiveness of the intra-articular application of freshly isolated bone marrow stem cells for the treatment of osteoarthritis. The clinical trials, which will begin July 1, 2016 and run for one […]

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Cellular-Based Treatment for Knee Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a degenerative disease of the joints for which pain management is the most common treatment. Researchers are investigating using bone marrow aspirate concentrate (BMAC) as a cellular-based method of regenerating damaged tissue and treating osteoarthritis. Patients with osteoarthritis (OA) suffer from painful inflammation in their joints and a slow deterioration of articular cartilage. […]

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