Items Tagged ‘arthritis’

May 24, 2018

Q and A: Stem Cell Therapy for Arthritis

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This article was first published on the Mayo Clinic News Network. DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What’s the latest information on using stem cell therapy to treat an arthritic shoulder that causes excessive pain? ANSWER: New efforts in regenerative medicine, including stem cell therapy, could dramatically affect orthopedic surgery over the coming years. Much of this hope is pinned […]

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Tags: arthritis, Dr. Shane Shapiro, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, Medical Research, shoulder arthritis, stem cell therapy, stem cells

December 6, 2016

Mayo Clinic researchers test stem cell therapy to treat arthritis

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Researchers at Mayo Clinic’s campus in Florida have conducted the world’s first prospective, blinded and placebo-controlled clinical study to test the benefit of using bone marrow stem cells, a regenerative medicine therapy, to reduce arthritic pain and disability in knees. The researchers say such testing is needed because there are at least 600 stem cell […]

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Tags: arthritis, Dr. Shapiro, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Medical Research, regenerative medicine, research, stem cells

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