Curcumin a Wonderful Drug

As I read more and more about supplements I am convinced about the wondrous properties of Curcumin or as it is sometimes called Turmeric.  There is quite a bit  of interest in using Curcumin in the treatment of cancer therapy.  This is typically a field that I stay clear of since it is out of…

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A Quick Laser Review

Lasers and light energy are taking on increased importance in the world of stem cell and PRP injections.  There is now very good scientific evidence of the effect of light energy on various aspects of the stem cell field.  I believe light energy will become a new paradigm  in the use of stem cells for…

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How PRP Therapy Originated

At one time medical professionals thought the only purpose of platelets was to form a clot in order to heal cuts and other injuries. This is only a small part of the whole picture. Another crucially important function of platelets is the release of various growth factors responsible for almost all repair processes that occur…

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Mesenchymal Stem Cells

I just  returned from  lecturing at meeting concerning Regenerative Medicine in Germany.  A few of the lecturers mention how mesenchymal stem cells drive tissue regeneration.  There still seems to be a misconception out there that mesenchymal stem cells are the cells of tissue regeneration.  This is simply not the case.  Are mesenchymal stem cells important? …

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The Language the Cells Speak

Recent research from Harvard University and Hughes Medical Institute has elucidated a new type of cell language.  One of the established main methods of intercellular communication is by cytokines.  I liken this to the body’s cell phone system.  Research is giving us a better understanding of the role off various cytokines.  Some of these cytokines…

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Institute of Regenerative Medicine Introduces MaxxStem

Institute of Regenerative Medicine is introducing MaxxStem™, a state-of-the-art, non-surgical procedure which helps to eliminate joint, tendon and muscle pain by transferring Stem Cells to where they are needed. MaxxStem™ decreases inflammation and pain, which leads to improved function and mobility. You could regain your active lifestyle without painful surgery, lengthy recovery, or expensive medications.…

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Institute of Regenerative Medicine Launches New Website

Institute of Regenerative Medicine (IRM) has launched the company’s inaugural website, www.stcell.com.  The new site is designed to highlight the company’s nationwide network of doctors who provide stem cell treatments for common orthopedic injuries and degenerative joint conditions. The site also provides informative articles and FAQs on the benefits of stem cell procedures and allows…

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Some Urban Legends In Stem Cell Therapy

There are a number of misconceptions that have continued to propagate themselves. Perhaps the first of these legends is that we are not really performing stem cell therapy. When we are typically utilizing bone marrow aspirate we are using the “soup” of the bone marrow. To say that we are doing a stem cell transplant…

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