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Stem Cell Mythbusters: Ads for Adipose Stem Cells in Joint Repair

Fat stem cell arthritis cure?  Stem Cell Mythbusters visits some recent web-based marketing material foucused on adipose stem cells for joint repair (knee, hip, ankle, shoulder arthritis) and found by one of my partners. Since we’ve treated more human joints with stem cells than any other clinic (of which we’re aware) we think we’re in…
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Stem Cell Mythbusters: Cerebal Palsy

I recently received an e-mail from the mother of a small child with cerebral palsy. She had a number of questions that I thought would make an interesting and perhaps more educational edition to the Stem Cell Mythbusters series. Here were her questions: -I was wondering if there were certain growth factors used to expand cells that…
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Are there stem cells in blood? Can hormones optimize those stem cells?

A doctor discusses whether optimizing your hormones will help your stem cells to treat wrinkles and arthritis.

Introducing Stem Cell Mythbusters

A doctor looks at stem cell therapy claims by applying Mythbusting techniques to determine which make sense and which aren't supported by basic research.

Stem Cell Mythbusters: Harvest and Stem Cell Injection

I’m busy this week preparing for 4 lectures in the last 2 weeks of April covering Beunos Aires, Florida, Las Vegas, and Pittsburgh. In preparing for one of those lectures and hunting for an interesting picture for a slide, I came across these pictures from the blog of a paraplegic patient who traveled to Europe for stem…
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What’s more Risky? Bone Marrow Aspiration or Liposuction?

A doctor discusses the risks of various stem cell harvest procedures used to treat knee pain including stem cells obtained from fat tissue.

Is Vitamin E Important for Cartilage Health?

A physician discusses the research published on vitamin E and cartilage health. Does vitamin E help arthritis?

MRI Changes in Knee Cartilage with Glucosamine

A physician explains recent studies showing objective evidence that Glucosamine reduces cartilage breakdown.

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