Popular use to date is in pain management, arthritis and joint healing.
This often can replace the need for surgery. Clinical trials are now ongoing for auto-immune diseases such as multiple sclerosis and lupus.
Regenerative medicine is the branch of research, clinical trials and practice that develops methods to regrow, repair or replace damaged or diseased cells, organs or tissues.
Regenerative medicine includes the generation and use of therapeutic stem cells, tissue engineering and the production of artificial organs.
Stem cells these days can be taken these days from the patient him or herself, or another healthy adult.
What are stem cells?
How does regenerative medicine work?
What are recent breakthroughs in this field of medicine?
How should patients decide whether or not to consider this therapy?
Join Anthony Hartley, co-founder of MedAdvisor, and me, as we discuss this promising new line of therapy.