MS Miracle

At Northwestern Hospital in Chicago, Dr. Richard Burt has been doing what once seemed impossible. He’s not just treating, but apparently curing debilitating diseases such as multiple sclerosis (MS), through stem cell transplants. Much like rebooting a computer, the...

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Birthing new skin with umbilical cord stem cells

Rather than using the limited available amount of a patient's skin to help heal a burn, the cells from the umbilical cord lining can provide an unlimited reserve of unprogrammed cells to create new skin and bone, and even other body parts, such as the cornea in the...

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Umbilical Cord Stem Cells from his brother Kairav

Umbilical Cord Stem Cells from his brother Kairav may help 5 year old brain damaged Jay. A five-year-old could soon be able to hug his mother for the first time when he becomes one of the first children in the world to undergo a pioneering stem cell treatment. Jay...

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Stem cells from umbilical cord blood may help treat eczema

A new study suggests that treatment with stem cells from umbilical cord blood might be an effective therapy for patients with moderate-to-severe eczema, or atopic dermatitis. For the clinical trial, 34 patients were randomly assigned to receive a low dose or high dose...

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