Category Archives: Stem Cell Treatment | Therapy

Buffalo Stem Cell Research to Reduce Stem Cell Therapy Costs?

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Buffalo Stem Cell Research to Reduce Stem Cell Therapy Costs? A new stem cell that can continually grow and multiply without aging can help reduce the cost of stem cell therapy, scientists from the University of Buffalo say.

“MSC Universal” stem cells can be grown continuously in laboratories and can be used to treat heart diseases, diabetes, immune disorders and neurodegenerative conditions, scientists behind the discovery say.

MSC Universal is discovered by altering the genetics of mesenchymal stem cells from bone marrow. The scientists say messenchymal stem cells live in a short span of time but its lifespan is extended when its genetics is altered.

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India Stem Cell Therapy for Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophy

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After receiving stem cell therapy in April, a Nahik-based basketball coach can now confidently ride a bus to Mumbai for his appointments without fear that he might lose his balance.

Diagnosed with a Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophy (LGMD) when he was 19, Saline Salve can now more easily perform his day-to-day activities unlike in the past months when he cannot even apply shampoo to his hair or flip the pages of newspapers.

LGMD, an incurable disorder which affects voluntary muscles particularly those around the pelvic and shoulder region, is caused by the absence of some proteins in the muscles and leads to muscle degeneration.

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Stem Cell Treatment for UK Crash Patient

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Want more stem cell treatments in the UK? Check out the story below about a crash victim who underwent a stem cell surgery.

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Watching a news report about a climber whose leg was saved through stem cell treatment encouraged Diane Stuttard, a hit-and-run crash victim, to decide to undergo the same procedure. She called Dr. Anan Shetty, the leading orthopaedic surgeon mentioned in the news report and underwent a similar operation.

She is now waiting for her leg to heal properly. Stuttard received the treatment in Spire Alexander Hospital in Chatham, Kent where stem cells from her bone marrow were mixed with a gel called Surgifill.

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