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Stem Cell Treatment Testimonials

Hey all,

I've been exploring various treatment options for ms and recently I stumbled upon stem cell treatment. I watched a lot of testimonials on youtube about miraculous recoveries after the treatment and frankly I cant make up my mind. Are they real? Are they fake? Are they just a few very lucky cases where the treatment really did work wonders? Does it work like that for everyone (I honestly doubt that)? But if there ...
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George HSCT risk factors

I was just wondering what your thoughts were on risk factors after hsct such as

When looking to all-cause mortality in a cohort of almost 1500 patients who survived 2 or more years after allo-HSCT, mortality rates remain twice as high as that of the general population among 15-year survivors of allo-HSCT, and that the survivors face challenges affecting their health and well-being. Relapse of primary disease (29%) and chronic GVHD (cGVHD; 22%) were the ...
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FDA approves stem cell clinical trial For multiple sclerosis

The Tisch MS Research Center of New York announced today that it has received Investigational New Drug (IND) approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to commence a Phase 1 trial using autologous neural stem cells in the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS). MS is a chronic human autoimmune disease of the central nervous system that leads to myelin damage and neurodegeneration and affects approximately 2.1 million people worldwide....... Read More -
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Disabled Veteran's campaign for Stem Cell Treatment

Hi all....

I am on a mission to get Adult Stem Cell Therapy and am looking at both Panama's Stem Cell Institute and Cellitex Clinic in Cancun, Mexico. I am sill researching both, but have created a fundraising page to help deffer costs.

I also wanted to ask for advice and feedback from anyone that may have had therapy done in either location and what the total costs ...
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Jack Osbourne receives stem cell treamtents in Germany

Guess I missed this...wonder what hospital in Germany he is using. ... =referral#
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call it a vent or call it a prayer

...hey, nobody here listens anyway, now or ever, so I may as well vent.

Call it a challenge to God, since i've long since given up on there ever being fair justice in this world anyway. So my fervent vent, is that a strong wind should lift up most of those who profess to be scientists, doctors or physicists, and carry them off to a remote galaxy somewhere, where they can set up shop, using ...
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Stem cells reprogrammed using chemicals alone

Stem cells reprogrammed using chemicals alone ... ne-1.13416

Patient-specific cells could be made without genetic manipulation.

David Cyranoski, 18 July 2013

Scientists have demonstrated a new way to reprogram adult tissue to become cells as versatile as embryonic stem cells — without the addition of extra genes that could increase the risk of dangerous mutations or cancer.

Researchers have been striving to achieve this since 2006, when the ...
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Master's thesis on stem cell treatments for MS

Hi everyone!
By name is Maria, I'm 28 years old and I have a rapidly progressing form of secondary progress of multiple sclerosis. As a means of maintaining my sanity and continuing my fight, I am working on getting my master's degree in biotechnology.
The theme I chose for my thesis is " stem cells as treatment for MS"
I have been bugging all the neurologists I can find or working in this area to ...
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(HSCT) promising as MS Therapy

Autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT) promising as MS Therapy

High-dose immunosuppressant therapy and autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT) induced durable freedom from relapses and MRI lesions in patients with multiple sclerosis, researchers reported here.

At evaluations performed 1 and 2 years after the procedure, patients showed no gadolinium-enhancing lesions on MRI scans, and only six of the 24 patients receiving the transplants experienced relapses, reported Richard A. Nash, MD, of Colorado Blood Cancer ...
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