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Angels’ Garrett Richards opts for stem-cell therapy instead of surgery

Angels ace Garrett Richards, who suffered a high-grade tear of his ulnar collateral ligament in early May, has opted to forgo ligament-replacement surgery — for now — in favor of stem-cell therapy in hopes of pitching again this season. Richards underwent the procedure, in which stem cells are derived from bone or fat and injected into the injury site in …

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ReNeuron stem cell test helps mobility in stroke patients but misses endpoint

British biotech ReNeuron has posted generally encouraging midstage data which showed their stem cell therapy could help certain stroke patients move their arms better after being left disabled by their condition. Despite not hitting its primary endpoint, it is still plotting a pivotal test starting next year. READ MORE