Stem Cells in Orthopedics: A Comprehensive Guide for the General Orthopedist

The use of biologic adjuvants in the treatment of operative and nonoperative orthopedic injuries continues to expand in concert with our understanding of the acute and chronic healing process of musculoskeletal injuries. Stem cell treatments in orthopedics are among the most commonly explored options, and have found varying levels of success in promoting osseous and soft tissue healing. Basic science …

Chelation Remains A Hopeful Heart Therapy

Maybe you know someone who has suffered a heart attack. You’re concerned about their well-being, particularly if they’re diabetic or suffered a large heart attack. You want to make sure that absolutely everything that can help this loved one stay healthy and alive is discussed with their doctors. Odds are very high, however, that there’s one promising therapy the doctor …

Cured blind man, U.S. senator crusade on Capitol Hill for stem cell innovations

WASHINGTON (MEDIA GENERAL) — The first time Doug Oliver realized just how devastatingly fast his macular degeneration had progressed was during a family road trip to New Hampshire 10 years ago. “I almost hit two pedestrians in a crosswalk,” recalled Oliver, 54. “I basically denied that I did not see them, but I knew that I hadn’t seen them.” A …