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How Stem Cells May Help Those with Chronic Pain

How Stem Cells May Help Those with Chronic Pain

A review in the Journal of Stem Cell Research & Therapy has summarized an array of studies that demonstrate that a specific type of stem cell – the mesenchymal stem cell – may be beneficial as a therapeutic approach to chronic pain. The authors point to the huge burden of chronic pain. It is estimated…

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Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Osteoarthritis

Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis. In fact, when people casually use the term “arthritis” or think of the arthritis of old-age, they are usually talking about osteoarthritis. People with arthritis experience many symptoms in and around the affected joints including pain and swelling. The affected joints may become unstable or “give out.”…

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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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