Tag Archives: Stem Cell Therapy

Opinion: What doctors can learn from quacks

Just like there are good doctors and bad doctors, I think there are good quacks and bad quacks. That might sound surprising, but just getting a qualification doesn’t make a person a good doctor; and similarly, the absence of a qualification doesn’t make someone a bad quack.

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‘Made in India stem cell therapy for blindness’ receives global validation

Hyderabad: An idea that stemmed from an intellectual exchange between Dr Virender Sangwan, director, Srujana Centre for Innovation, Centre for Regenerative Ophthalmology and Clinical Research, L V Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI), Hyderabad and Dr Sheila McNeil, professor of regenerative medicine, Linkoping University, Sweden, has been published in the British Journal of Ophthalmology by a group of eight different centres across the globe.

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Stem cell therapy cures student of Multiple Sclerosis

Mumbai: Thanks to stem cell therapy a 24-year-old engineering student who was crippled due to Multiple Sclerosis has started to walk again.

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Filling a void in stem cell therapy

Washington: A team led by David Mooney, a core faculty member at Harvard’s Wyss Institute, has developed a strategy that has experimentally improved bone repair by boosting the survival rate of transplanted stem cells and influencing their cell differentiation. The method embeds stem cells into porous, transplantable hydrogels.

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Most stem cell therapy at experimental stage: Scientist

New Delhi (IANS): Though there are many stem cell therapies that are being explored, bone marrow transplant is the only one which has been tried and tested, a noted scientist has said.

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Researchers rejuvenate stem cell population from elderly mice, enabling muscle recovery

Washington: Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have pinpointed why normal aging is accompanied by a diminished ability to regain strength and mobility after muscle injury: Over time, stem cells within muscle tissues dedicated to repairing damage become less able to generate new muscle fibres and struggle to self-renew.

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Bangalore hospital treats paralyzed patients with stem cell therapy

Bangalore: In what could signal a leap forward in the treatment of spinal cord injuries, the Bangalore Institute of Regenerative Medicine at Live 100 Hospital claims to have successfully used stem cell therapy to restore feeling to people paralysed by injuries, accidents or natural causes.

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SealBio: A promising new technique of root canal treatment by indigenous stem cells

New Delhi: With advances in stem cell technology giving promising results in many areas, the field of Dentistry is no more a stranger to this advancement. Latest in the field is the “SealBio” technique, which has been developed by researchers at the Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Centre for Dental Education and Research at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi and is based on “regenerative concept” to manage pulp and periapically involved teeth.

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Americans flocking to India for stem cell therapy

Washington: A growing number of Americans are travelling to India to seek treatment for rare diseases through India’s experimental embryonic stem cell therapy, according to an investigative report.

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Cell therapy for athletic injuries

New Delhi: Sportspersons who were earlier dependent on knee-replacement therapy for athletic injuries now have a new ray of hope in the form of Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation (ACI), which reduces the recovery time, doctors said here on Wednesday.

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