Mayo Clinic has launched a first of its kind regenerative transplant program aimed at restoring function for people who need their larynx, or voice box, removed.
In the United States about 60,000 people are living without
a larynx, due to disease or trauma. The larynx is a segment of the respiratory
tract located [...]
Early research published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings examines the first case at Mayo Clinic of stem cell therapy tested in humans for spinal cord injury. The case study found stem cell intervention, which took place after standard surgery, and physical and occupational therapy, restored some function in a patient with [...]
Cognitive dysfunction, sometimes called "chemo brain," stemming from chemotherapy is a major adverse condition affecting approximately 14 million cancer patients and survivors in the United States. Although chemo brain has been widely reported by patients and clinicians, the cause of concentration and memory problems in cancer patients is not well [...]
Families, researchers and clinicians recently came together to
raise awareness and celebrate how regenerative research enhances the lives of
individuals with Hypoplastic
Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS), a rare
congenital heart disease.
HLHS is a rare and complex form of congenital heart disease in
which the left side of a child's heart is severely underdeveloped. Regenerative
Platelets spun from a person’s own blood may be a new option for treating baldness in women, according to research at Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus. A pilot study found platelet rich plasma (PRP), a regenerative therapy associated with natural growth factors and tissue healing, regrows hair as well as other [...]