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Stem cell treatment could offer one-end-solution to Diabetes

Insulin-producing cells grown in the lab could provide a possible cure for the age-long disease (diabetes). Type 1 diabetes is an auto¬immune disease that wipes out insulin-producing pancreatic beta cells from the body and raises blood glucose to dangerously high levels. These high levels of Blood sugar level can be even fatal. Patients are being administered insulin and given other medications to maintain blood sugar level. To those who cannot maintain their blood sugar level, they are given beta-cell transplants but to tolerate beta cell transplants; patients have to take immunosuppressive drugs as well. A report by a research group at Harvard University tells us that they used insulin-producing cells derived from human embryonic stem cells (ESCs) and induced pluripotent stem cells to lower blood glucose levels...

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Global Stem Cells Group Announces New Business Development Director for Africa and Europe

[caption id="attachment_16716" align="alignleft" width="200"] Holya Aziza El Materi Ep Khemiri, M.D.[/caption] Global Stem Cells Group announces the appointment of Holya Aziza El Materi Ep Khemiri, M.D. as Vice President Business Development Africa and Europe. Khemiri will oversee development of a new Stem Cell Center in Tunisia. MIAMI, Nov. 1, 2018—Global Stem Cells Group founder and CEO Benito Novas has named Holya Aziza El Materi Ep Khemiri, M.D. Vice President Business Development for Africa and Europe. The announcement is the latest update on the regenerative medicine organization’s expansion of its clinical presence on the two continents. Khemiri, who specializes in pharmaceutical and parapharmacy medicines, product manufacturing and medical industry business development, will be in charge of developing and opening a new Stem Cell Center in Tunisia focused on...

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Stem Cell Research and Stem Cell Therapy: When can stem cells be used to treat patients?

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The difference between stem cell research and therapy is in the scientific evidence that supports therapeutic intervention to be beneficial for the patient. Stem cells have the remarkable potential to develop into many different types of cells in the body during early life and growth. In addition, in many tissues, stem cells serve as a sort of internal repair system, dividing essentially without limit to replenish other cells as long as the individual is alive. When a stem cell divides, each new cell has the potential either to remain a stem cell or become another type of cell with a more specialized function, such as a muscle cell, a red blood cell, or a brain cell. Stem cell research on adult stem cells Stem cells are distinguished from other...

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Stem Cell Myths, Busted

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The term stem cell research gleans different reactions from people, both in the medical community and the wider public. Still an emerging science, stem cell research is shrouded by many myths and misconceptions. Here, we take on some of the most predominant myths to discuss the misconceptions and clarify the facts regarding this fast-growing branch of medicine. Stem cell myths Myth #1: Stem cells only come from embryos. FACT: False. Stem cells exist in all bodies, from embryos to adults. Embryonic stem cells come from the early embryo, and have the potential to produce all the specialized cells of the body. Because of this, they hold great promise for studying and potentially treating disease and injuries. Tissue or “adult” stem cells are found in the body throughout our lives....

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How Stem Cell Therapies Can Help Heal Sports Injuries

Continuing our recent discussion of stem cell therapies for sports injuries,  the use of mesanchysmal stem cells (MSCs) in orthopedic medicine can help in the repair of damaged tissue by harnessing the healing power of undifferentiated cells that form all other cells in our bodies. The process involves isolating these stem cells from a sample of your blood, bone marrow or adipose tissue (fat cells), and injecting it into the damaged body part to promote healing. Platelet-rich-plasma (PRP), a concentrated suspension of platelets (blood cells that cause clotting of blood) and growth factors, is also used to assist the process of repair. Below are some examples of injuries and areas of research involving the use of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs), which are (adult) tissue stem cells...

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