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Stem cell

What is Stem cell?

Stem cells are pleuripotent cells which have the capability to differentiate into any t type of cell in the body.

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Is there a stem cell component to cladribine? I recently received 5 infusions to treat hairy cell leukemia and I m wondering what my oncologist might have meant when he said the treatment would do something like a computer reset to my bone marrow....
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I really appreciate your concern, the stem cell therapy is still in primary phase in certain disease like malignancy the results are yet be came and not sure how much that would be promising, you have to see the concern research center there you can get the complete...
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explain about stem cell therapy
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welcome to health care magic. stem cell therapy is a relatively new modality of treatment being tried for certain diseases. there are only a few diseases which might benefit from stem ceel therapy. stem cells are the initial cells /embryonic cells which have the potential to divide into...
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hi, My friend is 30 yrs old , he is having adrenomyeloneuropathy (ANM), consulted with many physicians but no result as yet, can it be cured? Is stem cell therapy advisable?
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as far as treatment is concerned, oral administration of a mixture of glyceryl trioleate and trierucate oils (also referred to as XXXXXXX oil) may normalize the levels of saturated long chain fatty acid in plasma within 4 weeks. However Clinical results in...
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doctor i have put my symptoms and diagnosis in the that particular coloumn MEDICAL HISTORY.i want to know the best next line treatment option including stem cell transplant.i am ready to go any place in the world for the treatment.finance is not...
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I have reviewed all the records. I agree with the TMH review that the disease has progressed at the end of chemotherapy with multiple lung nodules. Sooner or later it will lead to symptoms.
Unfortunately therapy at this point is not standard and results not optimal....
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Dear professor am an Italian citizen and two years on dialysis . I would like to undergo the transplant with cells staminali.tell me something about it.? I thank the attention and waiting for your news, I leave Regards. XXXXXX
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Fibrosis and immune rejection are the long term complications of kidney transplantation. The immunosuppressive drugs like Cyclosporin and monoclonal antibodies like Muromonab -CD3 given to prevent graft rejection act by preventing the cell mediated...
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Want to understand about the merits and de merits of the usage of Stemcells to help cure hairfall / baldness in women.
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Merits and Demerits listed

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Stem cells are the latest approach in hair fall therapy.

Stem cell means, A cell which has the capability to grow into any type of cell.
Special stem cells are purified which can grow into hair.
These cells are...
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It is very critical to store child cord blood or tissue? My wife is going to deliver and we were pondering about stem cell storage. I read that the possibility of using the cord blood in the child's life is very rare and that cord blood cannot be used to treat an adult. Is this true?
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Thanks for posting your query. It is an individual’s preference to decide whether to store cord blood cells or not and is not very critical.

Cord blood is not the only source of stem cells but they are easy to collect and store and if your child or any sibling needs them in the future then...
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I have son aged 24 years and he has CKD with 2.2 creatine. I have been reading number of articles on Stem Cell Therapy and especially stem cells extratced from Bone Marrow and fat transplanted on diseased kidneys. Claims of a good success rate have been made. Question-
1) Are there reputed hospitals in Chennai or other major cities in India that provide similar services?
2) Are they ICMR/FDA approved?How do I check their credentials?
3) do these hospitals provide post treatment care during recuperation like the Chinese model.
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Stem Cell therapy has shown some promising benefits in cardiac and neurological disorders.

Stem cell therapy has been attempted in kidney diseases, but these are usually acute kidney diseases/ acute glomerulonephritis where some benefits have been noticed. Attempts at...
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