Dog Arthritis Treatment: Stem Cell Therapy?

Dog Arthritis Treatment: Stem Cell Therapy? Does your precious dog suffer from arthritis? Take heart – you are not alone and you are not without help. At least eight million dogs in the United States suffer from this degenerative condition and a company called MediVet America is promoting a technique using stem cells to bring new life to the old joints of aging dogs.

For $2,000, veterinarians will put your dog under a procedure that grafts its own stem cells to its joints, easing your pet’s pain and slowing the arthritis.

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Stem Cell Therapy for Back Pain: Gothenburg University Research

Stem Cell Therapy for Back Pain: Gothenburg University Research. Can stem cell therapy cure a damaged spine and help relieve you of your troublesome lower back pain? Researchers from the Gothenburg University in Sweden say that they may have found a way for stem cells to help bad back disks to heal.

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Stem Cell Treatment for Muscle Injuries?

Stem Cell Treatment for Muscle Injuries? Can stem cell therapy cure muscle injuries? A recent experiment involving mice suggests that it can. However, whether the same positive results seen in experimental mice can be replicated among human patients remains a question.

When stem cells were injected into mice with muscle injuries, the muscles were not only restored but also grew twice as large. This finding, by researchers from the University of Colorado, may help the medical community find new treatments to muscle diseases such as muscular dystrophy. It might also pave a way for people to resist muscle erosion due to aging.

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