Category

Stem Cell Research Studies

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

By | Blog, News and Events, Stem Cell Research Studies | No Comments

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…

Read More

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

By | General Orthopedics Library, Knee Surgery Library, Multiple Sclerosis Library, News and Events, Rheumatoid Arthritis Library, Stem Cell Research Studies, Uncategorized | No Comments

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…

Read More

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

By | Erectile Dysfunction Library, News and Events, Stem Cell Research Studies, Uncategorized | No Comments

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,…

Read More

Stem Cells in Orthopedic Research

By | Knee Surgery Library, Rheumatoid Arthritis Library, Stem Cell Research Studies, Uncategorized | No Comments

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…

Read More

Stem Cell Transplantation May Halt Disease Progression of Multiple Sclerosis

By | Multiple Sclerosis Library, Stem Cell Research Studies | No Comments

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…

Read More

How Stem Cell Deployment May Help Manage COPD

By | COPD Library, News and Events, Stem Cell Research Studies | No Comments

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…

Read More

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

By | Knee Surgery Library, News and Events, Orthopedics Library | No Comments

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…

Read More