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    Regenexx Reviews: Do Orthobiologics Always Work?

    Regenexx Blog 12-9-19 Dr. Chris Centeno There are many graphics in this article, so please click on the link to read the article.
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    Growing New Hair Cells In Inner Ear Could Restore Hearing

    Science Blog December 9, 2019 A new discovery from a team led by Massachusetts Eye and Ear researchers may bring scientists a step closer to developing treatments that regrow the missing cells that cause hearing loss. In a new study, published online December 4, 2019, in Nature Communications...
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    Column: The California stem cell program’s $5.5-billion funding request might be its downfall

    By MICHAEL HILTZIK DEC. 8, 2019 Los Angeles Times
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    With cellular blueprint for lungs, researchers look ahead to organ regeneration

    "Regrowing lungs from the body's own tissue is "the Holy Grail," said Raredon." I don't agree. The Holy Grail will be when lungs can be generated within the body, not via transplant. With lung disease being the number 3 killer in the U.S. and 4th in the world, it simply is not feasible that all...
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    Scientists push bioprinting capability forward

    Two materials used at once better fabricate trachea constructs Date: December 4, 2019 Source:Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Summary:Scientists are reporting using bioprinting to print a tracheal tissue construct comprising of multiple different functional materials. They printed different...
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    Stopping Pain

    Harvard Medical School New consortium aims to transform the treatment of pain By KEVIN JIANG December 2, 2019 In an effort to address the critical public health need for new, safer and more effective medicines to treat pain, a consortium based at the Laboratory of Systems Pharmacology (LSP) at...
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    Kyoto University eyes human iPS cell transplant to heal knee joints

    THE ASAHI SHIMBUN November 28, 2019 A human iPS cell (Provided by Kyoto University’s Center for iPS Cell Research and Application) A Kyoto University research team aims to conduct a clinical trial to transplant cartilage made from induced pluripotent stem cells into patients with damaged...
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    New technique visually depicts how cancer cells grow and spread in colon tissue

    Science Daily Even before cancer is detectable, glow-in-the-dark cells show mutations driving malignancy December 2, 2019 Source Duke University Medical Center Summary:Researchers have observed how stem cell mutations quietly arise and spread throughout a widening field of the colon until they...
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    Mayo Clinic patient takes first steps toward a medical breakthrough

    What a great outcome. As this patient said, he had nothing to lose. I think many of us feel the same way. There should be more opportunities for patients who want to blaze the trail. NOV 30 Med City Beat After suffering a traumatic spinal cord injury in a surfing accident, Chris Barr...
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    Idebenone, an Approved Brain Stimulant, Could Prevent and Treat PF, Study Suggests

    Pulmonary Fibrosis News Today DECEMBER 2, 2019 BY ALEJANDRA VIVIESCAS, PHD Idebenone, an antioxidant molecule used to treat Alzheimer’s disease and other brain-damaging conditions, prevented lung damage in a mouse model of pulmonary fibrosis (PF), a study has found. The therapy also...
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    How Much Do We Know About Exosome Therapy?

    Regenexx Blog By Chris Centeno, MD / December 2, 2019 Click for graphics and video: Exosome therapy has exploded in the past few years. So what is this? How do exosomes work? Are exosomes stem cells? How much do we know about whether exosomes are...
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    CSA Medical, Inc. Announces European Approval for its RejuvenAir® System for COPD Patients with Chronic Bronchitis

    - Approval based on study showing both safety and clinically meaningful improvement in patient quality of life - 12/2/19 BOSTON, Dec. 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- CSA Medical, Inc., today announced that it has received CE Mark approval for its RejuvenAir® System for the treatment of Chronic...
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    Mayo reports progress repairing spinal cords with stem cells

    Results have varied, and doctors don't yet understand why. By Jeremy Olson Star Tribune NOVEMBER 30, 2019 GLEN STUBBE - STAR TRIBUNE FILE The stem cell therapy is just one of many being tested by researchers to improve treatment of the roughly 500,000 spinal cord injuries that occur...
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    Stem cells don't repair injured hearts, but inflammation might, study finds

    Fierce BioTech by Arlene Weintraub| Nov 27, 2019 A new study seeks to explain why efforts to use stem cells to repair broken hearts have been largely unsuccessful. (Pixabay) A handful of biotech companies have been laboring for years to turn stem cells into treatments that can repair damaged...
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    Media Coverage: California Stem Cell Agency Receives Slight Whack in Los Angeles Times

    NOVEMBER 26, 2019 California Stem Cell Report California's $3 billion stem cell research program, now down to only $27 million, popped up in the Los Angeles Times this week in a piece that dealt with presidential politics, term limits and dubious ballot measures. The mention consisted of only...
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    Tendon stem cells could revolutionize injury recovery

    Science Daily Discovery of tendon stem cells could be a game-changer when it comes to treating tendon injuries, avoiding surgery Date:November 26, 2019 Source:Carnegie Institution for ScienceSummary:The buildup of scar tissue makes recovery from torn rotator cuffs, jumper's knee, and other...
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    Rapamycin May Slow Skin Aging, Drexel Study Reports

    Science Blog Posted: 26 Nov 2019 The search for youthfulness typically turns to lotions, supplements, serums and diets, but there may soon be a new option joining the fray. Rapamycin, a FDA-approved drug normally used to prevent organ rejection after transplant surgery, may also slow aging in...
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    Groundbreaking Stem Cell Clinical Trial for Alzheimer’s Disease

    Hope Biosciences Receives FDA Approval to Commence Groundbreaking Stem Cell Clinical Trial for Alzheimer’s Disease Published: Nov 20, 2019 Nov. 20, 2019 HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hope Biosciences, a clinical stage biotechnology company focused on developing cell-based therapeutics for...
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    Intestinal stem cell genes may link dietary fat and colon cancer

    Science Daily Study suggests tie between stem cell behavior and a high fat diet Date:November 25, 2019Source:Rutgers UniversitySummary:Two genes that appear to help stem cells in the intestine burn dietary fat may play a role in colon cancer, according to a new study. The study describes a new...
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    Orthopedic Surgery vs PRP and the Double Standard in Orthobiologics

    Regenexx Blog By Chris Centeno, MD / November 22, 2019 Click for graphics within the article: Orthopedic surgery has one of the poorest evidence bases of any medical specialty. That’s not my...