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The use of stem cell treatments for degenerative arthritis in dogs and horses may open the door for the application of such therapies to humans.

Using Stem Cells to Treat Arthritis in Dogs

Veterinarians have started using stem cell treatments to help treat dogs and horses with degenerative arthritis, Hilary Lehman reports for The Associated Press. The effectiveness of the treatments, however, which cost “around $2,500 to $3,000 per procedure,” has not been verified by independent studies.

Despite a lack of scientific evidence, the owners of dogs such as Lucy, a 5-year-old Labradoodle, credit stem cells for significant improvements in… [Continue reading]

He stressed that it was too early to tell whether the effect was caused by the new treatment, which involves injecting stem cells directly into the damaged parts of stroke sufferers’ brains with the hope that they will turn into healthy tissue or “kick …
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Prof Keith Muir, of Glasgow University, said the results were “not what we would have expected” from the group of patients who had previously shown no indications of their conditions improving. The trial involved injecting stem cells directly into the …
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An international team led by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine reports that a single injection of human neural stem cells produced neuronal regeneration and improvement of function and mobility in rats impaired …
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Meanwhile, plans are proceeding for a Phase II trial that will examine the efficacy of stem-cell treatment in stroke patients and an application is expected to be submitted to the UK regulatory authorities in July. If approved, the Phase II trial is …
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“Sangamo’s powerful and precise ZFN-genome editing technology enables modification of a patient’s own stem cells and potentially provides a safer approach to current therapies for haemoglobinopathies such as beta-thalassemia and sickle cell disease,” …
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… treated a child suffering with cerebral palsy with stem cells. Left in a vegetative state, the boy is now able to talk and move. The doctors say that the success of the treatment should dispel ‘long-held doubts’ surrounding the effectiveness of …
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On March 20, McInteer, owner of Hillcrest Veterinary Clinic, became the first vet in Nebraska to offer adipose-derived stem cell treatment by Kentucky-based MediVet America, a veterinary science business. The treatment uses an animal’s own stem cells …

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Stem cell therapies that could one day lead to a cure for diabetes percolate in the hobbled back legs of an 11-year-old yellow Labrador named Daisy Mae Doodle. Because the purebred with the graying muzzle could no longer jump on a bed, Susan Holoff …
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Arthritic dogs are a breeding ground for stem cell therapies that may one day help people.
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