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>Many Adult Stem Cell Treatments in the News

>This week, we’ve heard about a the new “bandages” for torn knee cartilages and hope for a collagen fibers made using nanotechnology. Animal treatments for joint disease and injury are common in horses and the treatments for dogs are now being advertised by private veterinarians in Oklahoma. The research is ongoing in humans, too. From … Continue reading

>Patients’ own adult stem cells in the news

>There’s hope in the news for future adult stem cell therapies using patients’ own stem cells within the next ten years. The (UK) Times Online reports on the rapid progress in research on tissue regeneration using patients’ own adult stem cells to produce heart valves and muscles. The researcher predicts the technology will be available … Continue reading

>Truly transplantable lung stem cells

>Researchers at The University of Michigan have proven that mesenchymal stem cells are present in the lungs, and that these cells have transplanted along with the rest of the lung. In the past, it was believed that the mesenchymal stem cells ( a versatile group of stem cells – see the information in the quote … Continue reading

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