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Using Fat to Save a Foot: Stromal Vascular Fraction (SVF) and the Treatment of Critical Limb Ischemia

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Critical Limb Ischemia (CLI) is a serious end-stage manifestation of peripheral artery disease. CLI consists of a combination of three separate conditions, each more devastating than the other.  Ischemic rest pain is experienced as an uncomfortable burning sensation in the feet and lower legs aggravated by resting states such as sitting…

A Shot to The Heart – SVF Makes Fat Good for Your Heart Again

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Mesenchymal stem cells(MSCs) have been shown through extensive research to be an abundant source of regenerative properties, and therefore God-sent to the field of regenerative medicine. MSCs are considered a “regenerative biologic agent” rather than a medicinal treatment or “drug,” owing to the unique ability to differentiate into various tissue…

Stromal Stem Cells, Platelet Rich Plasma, and the Treatment of Osteoarthritis

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Stromal Vascular Fraction (SVF), a suspension consisting of a wide variety of beneficial stem cell types, which can be easily obtained from a patient’s own adipose tissue.  Utilizing a simple and minimally-invasive outpatient procedure, a small amount of a patient’s unused fat tissue is removed and transformed into a ready…

An Overview of Stromal Vascular Fraction and its Use in Regenerative Medicine

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Adipose-derived stem cells(ADSCs) are a ready source of regenerative phenomenon comprising a variety of cell types, which appear to have remarkable regenerative capabilities. Owing to their potential, ubiquity, and ease of procurement, ADSCs have provided excellent opportunities for practitioners of regenerative medicine to help their patients at the point of…

Fat-Derived Stem Cells bring Regeneration to Degenerative Joint Disease Sufferers

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Degenerative Joint Disease Commonly called “degenerative joint disease,” (DJD), osteoarthrosis or osteoarthritis (OA) is the commonest form of arthritis. It is ubiquitous and causes the afflicted joints to deteriorate or “degenerate” progressively, losing articular cartilage, eroding into bone, often accompanied by ligament laxity. The disease affects approximately 27 million Americans…

Utilizing Autologous Stem Cells to Treat Cardiomyopathy

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Newly published research (April 2017) using Autologous Stem Cells is showing promising results for treating Cardiomyopathy. Continue reading to learn more about these advancements. Even with early detection and the excellent range of treatment options available, heart failure is a life-threatening condition with high mortality. When caused by ischemic cardiomyopathy,…

Using a Patient’s Own Fat to Put “Function” Back in Erectile Dysfunction

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Erectile Dysfunction, commonly known as “ED” is defined as the inability to achieve or maintain an erection to a sufficient degree to perform sexual intercourse. This condition affects nearly 50% of men between the ages of 40-70. There are a multitude of causes and exacerbating factors, such as certain medications,…

Utilizing Stromal Vascular Fraction in the Treatment of Peyronie’s Disease

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A Serious Health Issue Peyronie’s disease is a serious health issue affecting millions of men in the United States.  It is believed that this disease impacts around 6% of men between the ages of 40 and 70, although that number may be considerably higher because many men may be too…

Stromal Vascular Fraction in the Treatment of Chronic Pain

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What is Chronic Pain? Many individuals are plagued with chronic pain. Chronic pain is defined most simply as any pain condition or expression of pain (an unpleasant sense of discomfort) which persists for a period of time, usually more than a month, and does not arise suddenly as the result…

Stem Cells in Orthopedic Research

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For many of the millions of arthritis sufferers, stem cell research seems like an exciting prospect in a dystopian healthcare system advocating debilitating surgeries and progressively higher doses of steroids.  Luckily, stem cell therapy is becoming an increasingly popular alternative treatment for a variety of conditions, including degenerative joint disease…

2017 Revelations in the Stem Cell Revolution

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There are a few interesting and encouraging findings coming out of modern non-embryonic stem cell research, that you might not have heard of. That fact is understandable, even forgivable, given that the term “stem cell research” has found itself beleaguered by years of misinformation and stigma. There is even a…

Stem Cell Transplantation: An Option for Diabetes

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Diabetes is a disease that affects a large number of individuals around the world; it is estimated by the World Health Organization that around 7% of the world’s overall population[1] have some form of diabetes. But the incidence of this devastating disease is growing at an exponential (some might say…

Revolutionary “Living Bandage” could be a Game Changer for Knee Injury Sufferers

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A recent discovery in the use of stem cells could revolutionize both the diagnosis and treatment of an extremely common knee injury and the first set of human trials has shown very promising results. Scientists from the Universities of Bristol and Liverpool in England have developed what they have named…

Stem Cell Transplantation May Halt Disease Progression of Multiple Sclerosis

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What is Multiple Sclerosis? Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is caused by the immune system malfunctioning and attacking the insulating myelin sheaths, surrounding the nerve fibers in the spinal cord and the brain by mistake. It causes problems with speech, vision, balance and movement. Over the years, the disease can turn into…

What Is Autism and ASD? Could Stem Cells Ever Help?

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Autism and other autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) have puzzled health professionals and academics for decades and its aetiology is still unclear today. Nevertheless, there has been a growing interest in the potential of stem cell deployment to provide relief from the symptoms of autism and perhaps, one day, to effect…

How Stem Cell Deployment May Help Manage COPD

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is an umbrella term encompassing a spectrum of different lung conditions, with chronic bronchitis at one end and emphysema at the other. Chronic bronchitis describes the chronic, ongoing inflammation of the lung’s airways with thickening and excessive mucus production and, perhaps, scarring; while emphysema describes…

Is your Joint Pain Really What it Seems? Referred Pain and Arthritis

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Joint pain is one of the key symptoms of arthritis; but the complexity of the human nervous system, the variety of forms of arthritis and the number of conditions presenting with similar symptoms make a certain diagnosis and recommending effective treatment very challenging. Anybody who is suffering from chronic joint…

Understanding Multiple Sclerosis and its Symptoms

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Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic immune-mediated neurological disease of unknown origin. Multiple sclerosis affects the nerves. More specifically, it involves the body’s own immune system attacking the myelin sheaths that protect and insulate nerve fibers, much like the insulating plastic around individual wires in an electric cable. Nerve impulses,…

How Can Stem Cells Help Alzheimer’s?

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Alzheimer’s disease, often abbreviated to simply Alzheimer’s is a type of neurodegenerative disorder and is common and the most severe type of dementia. It is a complex organic disorder, characterized by widespread damage to– and eventually the death of- critical nerve cells of different types across the brain, the depletion…

How Stem Cells Treatment is Effective in Hair Restoration

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Back in 2011, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania, led by George Cotsarelis, overturned one of the misconceptions about AndroGenic Alopecia (AGA, the so-called Male Pattern Baldness). Prior to then, it was accepted that AGA sufferers had fewer hair follicles in the affected areas of their scalp and that the…

Stem Cells Offer Hope for Treating Back Pain

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Stem cells are often referred to as our body’s own ‘repair kit’ and with good reason. Under the right conditions, these remarkable cells can produce any other type of tissue within their specific cell layer; with the most adaptable of all – embryonic stem cells – able to differentiate into…

Tired No More: Stem Cells Could Recharge System of CFS Sufferers

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Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a complex and debilitating condition which continues to challenge physicians and researchers, both to come up with a clear understanding of its etiology, presentation and progression and to find a treatment protocol able to consistently provide relief from its many symptoms. What is Chronic Fatigue…

Stem Cell Trial Outcomes Are Convincing Patients to Cancel Knee Replacements

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Learn more about knee replacement stem cell therapy. The investigational use of adipose-derived stem cells for the treatment of orthopedic and joint diseases is a current specialization of the Mississippi Stem Cell Treatment center.

Could Stem Cells Finally Silence Tinnitus

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Learn more about existing tinnitus stem cell therapy. The link between hearing loss and tinnitus is also evidenced through the experiences of patients receiving cochlear implants.

Stem Cell Research the Key to Kidney Donor Shortage?

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Research has been ongoing in many areas of kidney stem cells focusing on kidney-specific stem cells, more easily obtainable mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) and laboratory-manipulated iPSCs.

Hip Replacement versus Stem Cell Therapy

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For many years, the inevitable outcome of osteoarthritis and some other osteopathic disorders has been either permanent pain and disability or a spell on the operating table followed by a lengthy period of rehab. Common joint replacement surgeries involve replacing the articular ends of the original bone and cartilage with…

Dr Barmada attended World Humanitarian Summit 2016 in ISTANBUL

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This first World Humanitarian Summit was conceived about 4 years ago, by the United Nations’ Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and his team, and it was a call for action to bring the global community together to reaffirm solidarity with the peoples affected by crises, famine, disasters, instability and war. It was…

Stem Cells Offering Hope to Patients With Spinal Cord Injuries

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Suffering from a spinal cord injury (SCI) is arguably one of the most traumatic experiences a person can go through. First there is the pain, the loss of sensation and the need to adapt to a life of vastly reduced mobility; then there is often a lack of system control…

Stem cells: Hope of a Cure for Arthritis in the Near Future

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For the many millions of osteoarthritis sufferers around the globe, stem cell research has been a beacon of hope in an otherwise depressing situation. Even then, the newspaper headline writers, eager to get a scoop on medical breakthroughs, often jump the gun by turning promising early trial results into miraculous…

How Safe and Effective is Stem Cell Therapy?

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Learn about how safe and effective is Stem Cell Therapy? stem cell therapies are part of an exciting new field of regenerative medicine, which continues to evolve at a rapid pace.

Five Things you should know Before Undergoing Stem Cell Therapy

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The exciting field of regenerative medicine, which includes stem cell research, is offering a glimpse into a whole new way of dealing with disease and injury. Scientists from all over the world are discovering that the secrets of health and recovery were contained within the human body’s own DNA ‘code’…

Stem Cells: The Medicine of the Future?

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Recent advances in stem cell research are lighting the way towards the eventual treatment of some of the most serious and profound medical conditions known to humanity. In fact, wherever cells are failing to do their job properly, whether through physical damage, the effects of disease or faulty genetics, there…

Stem Cell FAQs

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Stem cells have been a hot topic for quite a few years now, but there are still many misunderstandings. Get answers to some of your questions about stem cells.

What is SVF?

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If you’ve been reading about our treatment protocols with stem cells, you’ve seen the acronym SVF. Learn about stromal vascular fraction and how we use it.

What are Growth Factors and Cytokines?

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Many of our treatment protocols emphasize growth factors and cytokines. Learn more about how these both contribute to regenerative medicine.

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Affects More Americans Each Year

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The prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorder increases between 10 and 17 percent annually. Learn about the increasingly common disorder and about stem cells.

ALS – Beyond the Ice Bucket Challenge

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Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that is very rare, affecting approximately 20,000 Americans. In 1939, ALS became commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease after the famous baseball player brought the disease into the national spotlight. The disease causes patients to gradually and progressively lose control…

Research into Treatment Options for Muscular Dystrophy

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Muscular dystrophy (MD), characterized by a loss of muscle mass, can become apparent in adulthood, but most often is visible with childhood symptoms. A type of MD, Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), affects one in every 3,500 boys. While there is no known cure for the muscular dystrophies, medications and therapy…

ACOS Explores Similarities Between Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

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Study of Asthma COPD Overlap Syndrome (ACOS) improves outlooks for patients whose symptoms cannot be easily diagnosed as exclusively either asthma or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).

Health Benefits of Nitric Oxide

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NEO40 is a new supplement that can help deliver nitric oxide to the body. Learn more about the important role that nitric oxide plays in your health.

Regenerative Medicine for Healing

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Regenerative medicine improves the body’s natural potential for healing. Stem cells placed in the right locations facilitate the repair of damaged tissues and systems.

Stem Cells Offer a Potential Treatment for Crohn’s Disease

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Current treatments for Crohn’s disease include medication, diet, and surgery, however no cure for this condition has been found. Stem Cells may offer a new treatment option with better quality of life.

Stem Cells for Vision Loss

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Eye conditions often have limited treatment options. Current ophthalmologic practices only attempt to slow the progression of vision loss for problems like macular degeneration. Stem cells, however, may prove to be useful in helping patients with Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD ) regain some of their diminished ability to see.

Stem Cells May Help Patients With Post-treatment Lyme Disease Syndrome

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Many Americans know that Lyme disease is transmitted by ticks. Symptoms include a skin rash, headaches, fever, joint pain and fatigue. Days or weeks after the bite, a red rash called erythema migrans (EM) often appears and spreads on the skin, sometimes presenting as a raised or flat bull’s eye…

Can Stem Cell Therapy Help With Head Injuries?

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Head injuries are a major topic in the public arena today, mostly as a result of sports. Long term effects are the primary concern, but stem cell therapy may present solutions.

Stem Cells May Bring Safe, Effective, Non-Surgical Relief From Trigeminal Neuralgia

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Advancements in stem cell research provide new, effective non-surgical option treatment for Trigeminal Neuralgia patients.

Treating Temporomandibular Joint Disorders With Stem Cell Therapy

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Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders, can cause a variety of painful symptoms in the face and jaw. Read on to learn more about TMJ and how stem cell therapy can help.

How Stem Cell Therapy Helps With Your Knee Pain

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Knee arthritis is a particularly debilitating form of degenerative joint disease (DJD). As a degenerative affliction of joints, it wears down the articular cartilage of the knee and its supporting ligaments, whose integrity is essential for normal function. When the disease affects your knees, it makes ambulation (walking) difficult and…

Interstitial Cystitis Relief Through Stem Cell Therapy

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Those suffering from this painful bladder syndrome know the discomfort, pressure, and pain that often accompany this condition. Interstitial cystitis (IC) affects men and women of all ages, although women are much more commonly afflicted. Studies show that IC affects several million people throughout the United States, impacting their overall…

Stem Cell Therapy For Lichen Sclerosis

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Lichen sclerosis (LS) is a rare skin condition that most commonly occurs in younger women, but it can also afflict older women, men, and even children. This condition causes the skin around the genitalia and anus to become thin, atrophic and patchy; this can sometimes lead to blistering. The exact…