Nervous System

Stem Cells and Neuropathy

Neuropathy is a debilitating condition that can lead to paralysis, loss of sensation, and even death. Though there is no known cure for neuropathy, stem cell therapy offers a potential treatment that could help to improve the quality of life for those suffering from this condition. Stem cells are undifferentiated cells that have the ability…

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Stem Cell and Spinal Cord Injury

There are approximately 18,000 new cases of spinal cord injury (SCI) each year in the United States (US). The vast majority of these injuries are the result of traumatic events, such as car accidents, that cause damage to the spinal cord. SCI can result in complete or incomplete paralysis, as well as a wide range…

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Diabetic Neuropathy and MSC Stem Cells

Diabetic neuropathy is a debilitating and potentially fatal condition caused by damage to the nervous system. The most common form of diabetic neuropathy is peripheral neuropathy, which affects the nerves in the extremities. Symptoms can range from mild tingling and numbness to severe pain and paralysis. There is no cure for diabetic neuropathy, but treatments…

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