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Stem Cells Show Promise for Bone Healing

Stem Cells Show Promise for Bone Healing

Patients usually recover from bone fractures with the right treatment, but sometimes the bone fails to heal because new tissue does not form and connect the broken pieces properly. Delayed union refers to cases where the bone takes longer than usual to heal, and nonunion refers to cases where the bone does not heal. In…

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Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Fistulizing Crohn’s Disease

Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Fistulizing Crohn’s Disease

Crohn’s disease is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease that has no cure. It causes abdominal pain, frequent diarrhea, weight loss, fatigue, and anemia. While the disease can be controlled to some degree through oral and injectable medications, life-threatening complications may occur. One of the feared complications of Crohn’s disease is called a bowel fistula. A…

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Intravenous Stem Cells in the Treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Intravenous Stem Cells in the Treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease, together known as inflammatory bowel disease, are chronic disorders of the lower digestive tract that cause patients considerable difficulty and discomfort. Patients generally go through periods of normalcy punctuated by relapses. In cases of inflammatory bowel disease, patients may experience severe, and sometimes bloody diarrhea. Patients also experience crampy abdominal…

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Mesenchymal Stem Cells Show Promise for Treating Silicosis

Mesenchymal Stem Cells Show Promise for Treating Silicosis

Silicosis, which is also known as miner’s phthisis, potter’s rot grinder’s asthma, potter’s rot, is an occupational disease of the lungs that is caused by the inhalation of a specific type of dust called crystalline silica dust. The disease causes inflammation and scarring in the lungs that leads to the formation of lesions. The disease…

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