Source: Natural Products Insider
Joint pain brought on by repetitive motion compression, in the form of osteoarthritis, and the auto-immune related rheumatoid arthritis, afflict millions. Studies indicate Terminalia chebula, collagen, curcumin and vitamin D show helpful promise, while glucosamine supplementation for osteoarthritis has yielded improved mobility and relief of pain.
Source: EIN News
Chronic conditions, such as degenerative arthritis, can often be managed with intermittent injections. Depending on the condition and underlying pathology, many patients can maintain a pain-free lifestyle for several years by only receiving injections every three to four months.
Pioneering new research has made a pivotal breakthrough that dispel concerns that human stem cells could contain cancer-causing mutations.
The first patient has enrolled in a Phase II clinical trial evaluating a stem cell therapy for the potential early treatment of traumatic injuries and their subsequent complications at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
Source: Daily Mail
A jab of placental tissue may help alleviate the pain of arthritic knees. The treatment is made from the inner layer of the placenta, which provides the growing foetus with oxygen and nutrients.
Source: European Pharmaceutical Review
Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) are emerging as an important biological therapy and are being evaluated in a range of clinical indications. Found in tissues such as the bone marrow and the umbilical cord, these multipotent stem cells can produce and repair a variety of tissue cell types, including cartilage and bone.
Source: Discover Magazine
This year, scientists made strides in using stem cells in treatments for human brains, livers, and hearts.