Adipose Tissue Stem Cells Unlock New Treatment for Multiple Sclerosis

Adipose tissue stem cells have made the news again. This time, researchers have been able to use fat stem cells in treatment for a disease that has baffled medical professionals for years – Multiple Sclerosis.

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a debilitating […]

Stem Cells Show Promise for Retina Therapy

One of the latest advancements in regenerative medicine involves injecting stem cells directly into the retinas to repair damage done by degenerative eye diseases such as retinitis pigmentosa and age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

 

The stem cells were cultured in a lab […]

Repairing Stroke Damage Using Adult Stem Cells

One of the goals of regenerative medicine is to find a way to help repair the damage caused by strokes. A stroke occurs in two different forms: ischemic and hemorrhagic.

 

Ischemic strokes are characterized by:

loss of blood supply to the brain

Hemorrhagic […]

How to Rejuvenate the Aging Hands of Time

When we think of a aging hands, we may visualize an elderly person with bony, spotted hands that grasp desperately to the nearest handrail or walker. But what is it really that makes hands look “old”?

One common misconception about older […]

Breathe Easier When You Store Fat

More than 10 million Americans suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)1. COPD is diagnosed when two conditions are present: emphysema and chronic bronchitis.

Though there is no known cure for this progressive lung disease, patients can find hope in the […]