Items Tagged ‘gene therapy’

March 31, 2017

Knee Deep: Treating Knee Disorders with Regenerative Medicine

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This story was previously published in Mayo Clinic Magazine. According to a joint project of leading orthopedic societies in the United States, musculoskeletal disorders for work-related injuries account for one half of all days away from work. A decade ago, these conditions cost Americans nearly $1 trillion in health care costs and lost wages. That’s […]

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Tags: Bone Marrow Concentrate, gene therapy, knee disorders, Mayo Clinic, mesenchymal cells, orthopedic, regenerative medicine, stem cells

January 10, 2014

Gene Therapy and Regenerative Medicine Lend Hope to Diabetes Treatment

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From Mayo Clinic’s Discovery’s Edge magazine. Nearly everyone knows someone with diabetes — it’s hard not to. In the United States, 1 in 3 adults and 1 in 6 children have high blood sugar, according to the National Institutes of Health. After you eat, glucose is absorbed into your bloodstream and carried throughout your body. […]

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Tags: beta cells, diabetes, gene therapy, Mayo Clinic, regenerative medicine, Stephen Russell, Yasuhiro Ikeda

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