Monthly Archives: June 2019

Stem Cell Therapy Shows Promise for Retinal Degeneration

2019-06-22T10:49:27+00:00

NEW ORLEANS — Retinal pigment epithelial (RPE) cells derived from human embryonic stem cells can be safely transplanted into the eyes of patients with retinal degeneration, with early signs of vision gain, according to pioneers in the field. Two teams of researchers reported preliminary findings from phase 1 and phase 2 trials at the American [...]

Stem Cell Therapy Shows Promise for Retinal Degeneration2019-06-22T10:49:27+00:00

Stem Cell Transplant Improves Severe Scleroderma Survival

2019-06-22T10:32:03+00:00

Stem Cell Transplant Among patients with a life-threatening form of scleroderma, myeloablative autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplant improved survival to 86% compared with 51% for cyclophosphamide, a study found. Findings of the Scleroderma: Cyclophosphamide or Transplantation (SCOT) trial, conducted over 10 years at 26 universities in the United States and Canada, were published online January [...]

Stem Cell Transplant Improves Severe Scleroderma Survival2019-06-22T10:32:03+00:00

Mesotherapy Approach Shown Effective for Pretibial Myxedema

2019-06-21T17:46:56+00:00

A novel approach of injecting steroids deep into the dermis with small mesotherapy needles for the treatment of pretibial myxedema (PTM) has shown efficacy with good tolerability, according to a preliminary study published in the May issue of Thyroid. "With mesotherapy steroid injections, PTM seems to have a chance to well controlle, with only a [...]

Mesotherapy Approach Shown Effective for Pretibial Myxedema2019-06-21T17:46:56+00:00

Stem Cell Therapy

2019-06-06T11:54:04+00:00

Stem Cell Therapy Shows Promise for Retinal Degeneration   NEW ORLEANS — Retinal pigment epithelial (RPE) cells derived from human embryonic stem cells can be safely transplanted into the eyes of patients with retinal degeneration, with early signs of vision gain, according to pioneers in the field. Two teams of researchers reported preliminary findings from [...]

Stem Cell Therapy2019-06-06T11:54:04+00:00