Tag Archives: mesenchymal stem cells

Stem cell therapy brings good news for patients with heart failure

Patients with heart failure may benefit of the emerging stem cell therapy according to the recently published results of the RIMECARD Trial. Improvements in the heart's pumping ability of the patients, in their capacity to perform the normal daily activities and in general, in the quality of their life. These were the main outcomes observed…
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Stem cell therapy a new approach for intractable epileptic seizures

1. Stem cell therapy, why is necessary a new treatment in epilepsy? Existing anti-epileptic drugs (AED) have limited efficiency in approximately 30 % of patients, experiencing intractable epileptic seizures, so called drug-resistant epilepsy. Stem cell therapy may be a safe and promising new therapeutic approach for these patients, according to the results of a recently…
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Duchenne’s Muscular Dystrophy Patient Receives First Umbilical Cord Stem Cell Treatment in the USA

Ryan Benton, now 31 years old, is Duchenne's Muscular Dystrophy patient who receives first umbilical cord stem cell treatment approved by FDA, in the USA. The approval of this individual compassionate treatment represents the achievement of 5 years of hard work, personal involvement and persuasive communication. But all these were supported by the medical records…
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Umbilical cord tissue a leap on next level of the cellular therapies

Umbilical cord belongs to fetal annexes together with placenta, amniotic membrane and amniotic liquid. Traditionally umbilical cord was considered medical waste, with no scientific value and therefore being incinerated after birth. But at the beginning of ’90s all these have changed. Umbilical cord since then become subject of investigation for many researchers, as a rich…
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