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Can I get stem cells from my own fat?

Can I get stem cells from my own fat?

Yes important source: Use of adult mesenchymal stem-stromal cells (mscs) are currently in clinical trial in us/internationally. Trend is toward use of fat derived mscs, havested by liposuction, isolated and concentrated in tissue culture. Early reports suggest significant improvement in neurological, autoimmune and organ functions. Many more mscs in fat than bone marrow making ad-msc the center of most research now. ...Read more

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Stem Cell (Definition)

The capacity to "grow up" or differentiate to produce mature cellular elements. In blood production rbc, WBC and platelets. Fundamentally, stem cells can also self-replicate and thus provide a pool of ...Read more


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Does any doctor know how do you get stem cells from an embryo?

Does any doctor know how do you get stem cells from an embryo?

Embroynic cells: In short, under a microscope the embryo is transferred to a gentle solution containing electrolytes and some enzymes, and then the resultant single cells dilluted to the point of plating one cell (or several depending on the experimental design). The cells are grown to almost confluence, and this is called p1. After trypsinization, the cells are replated (p2) and so on. ...Read more

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I want stem cells for my baby. If I get them, when can he use them and for what?

I want stem cells for my baby. If I get them, when can he use them and for what?

Banking stem cells: There is some controversy regarding this topic currently. The viability of banked stem cells is not great for one. However, the real issue is that while you can bank your cells, according to current fda guidelines, you can't use them. ...Read more

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How sucessful are stem cells studies to repair ddd? If so, when is it expected to get approved?

What is DDD: A quick search didn't provide any answers as to what syndrome or disease you are referring to as "ddd". Can you re-ask your question, spelling out the acronym? ...Read more

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Any promising results on stem cells studies for degenerative disc disease? If so, when do u think it will get approved by fda?

Any promising results on stem cells studies for degenerative disc disease? If so, when do u think it will get approved by fda?

Stem cells : There are several promising studies and research projects that are working with stem cells to restore cartilage in joints such as hips, knees and discs in the spine. The first step to fda approval is to show safety, then efficacy. This process can take many years. Some studies in others countries may yeild results sooner. ...Read more

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How do I get ready for a stem cell transplant?

How do I get ready for a stem cell transplant?

Information: The best way to prepare is to understand the procedure and potential risks and side effects. Usually your transplant center will have information booklets or videos that explain the procedure. There is a free downloadable resource from nbmt link at: http://www.Nbmtlink.Org/resources_support/rg/index.Htm. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me some good ways to get stem cells isolated and removed from wisdom teeth?

Can you please tell me some good ways to get stem cells isolated and removed from wisdom teeth?

Ask your surgeon: There are a number of companies who can process teeth and provide storage of the tissue for potential stem cell therapy. Many dental offices and oral surgery offices can provide you with the necessary information during your consultation appointment. ...Read more

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Where can I get the best stem cell treatment for type 1 diabetes?

Where can I get the best stem cell treatment for type 1 diabetes?

Stem cell: Stem cell treatment for type 1 and type 2 diabetes is in development. The item I found best on the web was "StemGenex". You might be eligible to join their study. ...Read more

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Do doctors get non-embryonic stem cells from bone marrow?

Yes-adult stem cells: Once we are formed and growing, our body has stem cells in virtually all parts of the body. The bone marrow has classic cd34-expressing stem cells, but there are numerous other cell markers (cd##) that are present in different stem cell populations of the body. ...Read more

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