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Stem Cells Show Alzheimer’s Disease Prevention & Therapy

In recent years, stem cells have continued to show promise for helping combat a host of diseases, many of which relate to the brain. A recent study by Yoo-Hun Suh and colleagues has demonstrated that a specific type of stem cell could help with both the prevention and treatment of the neurodegenerative disease, Alzheimer’s. Patients…

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Researchers Using Stem Cells to Repair Cartilage

In recent years, there have been a number of advances in stem cell research and in the various ways that these cells can be best employed to improve the health of patients. One of the medical areas that shows promise for stem cell therapies is orthopedics, with stem cell therapies being developed to help with…

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Stem Cells Preventing Cognitive Decline in Alzheimer’s Disease

More research recently published in Brain Research titled “Intravenous transplantation of bone marrow-derived mono-nuclear cells prevents memory impairment in transgenic mouse models of Alzheimer’s disease.” shows how stem cell therapy may be a promising technique for preventing the cognitive decline associated with Alzheimer’s disease. Because of the potential for stem cell therapy to help in neurological…

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Mice with MS Symptoms Walk Again

More research coming from the University of Utah Health Sciences department shows tremendous improvements in mice treated with human adult stem cells. The report (full article here) shows that mice with a condition very similar to Multiple Sclerosis (MS) were not only able to walk again but able to run within 14 days of treatment…

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