Joint Pain Relief Through Stem Cell Therapy

Over 15 million Americans are suffering from severe joint pain, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the numbers are rising every year. The main culprit: arthritis. Severe joint pain was reported in one of every four people surveyed who suffered from arthritis. This joint pain can be so debilitating for some that working becomes impossible, …

What Is Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy?

Platelet-rich plasma, or PRP, injections utilize your blood’s healing properties to help repair damage to muscles, tendons, cartilage and sometimes even bones. For those with orthopedic problems, especially osteoarthritis, PRP injections are administered with the goal of reducing pain, improving joint function and stopping or slowing down the damage that has been done to the affected area. To start with, …

Looking for an Alternative to Knee Replacement Surgery?

When a doctor says you may need knee replacement surgery, it can be a lot to take in. Knee replacement surgery can be expensive, painful and require an extensive recovery period. Physical therapy can add more to the financial and time commitment to the procedure as well. Dr. Herskowitz and other doctors around the country are working on alternatives to …

Treating Autoimmune Diseases With Stem Cell Therapy

When the body’s immune system mistakenly attacks healthy cells, the results can be debilitating. This is what life is like for those with autoimmune diseases. There are more than 80 types of autoimmune diseases, and most treatments focus on controlling the symptoms, not healing. New treatments using stem cells are now being clinically studied at stem cell therapy practices around …

Stem Cell Therapy Could Help Heart Attack Recovery

New research on mononuclear diploid cardiomyocyte, or MNDCM, a type of regenerative heart muscle cell, shows promise for patients recovering from a heart attack. Previous research has shown that newborn mammals have a plethora of these MNDCM cells, which help them regenerate heart muscle tissue when damage occurs. However, adult mammals show a serious decrease in the number of these …

Puppies Find Help for Spina Bifida Through Stem Cell Treatment

Using an innovative approach that combines surgery and stem cell therapy, a team from the University of California, Davis, have helped two sibling bulldogs gain control of their back legs. The dogs, born with spina bifida, showed great progress at their four-month checkup after a successful surgery and stem cell treatment. Doctors said the dogs, Darla and Spanky, had increased …

Adult Stem Cells Could Offer Hope for Healing Without the Controversy

Stem cell therapy has been a source of much controversy in the medical community in the past, but research into adult stem cell treatments show promise of potential healing through the use of a patient’s own adult cells. Unlike embryonic stem cells, there’s no controversy around adult stem cells because no ethical concerns are required for their use.

BreastDefend™ Prevents Breast-to-Lung Cancer Metastases

We have recently demonstrated that a natural dietary supplement BreastDefend (BD), which contains extracts from medicinal mushrooms (Coriolus versicolor, Ganoderma lucidum, Phellinus linteus), medicinal herbs (Scutellaria barbata, Astragalus membranaceus, Curcuma longa), and purified biologically active nutritional compounds (diindolylmethane and quercetin), inhibits proliferation and metastatic behavior of MDA-MB-231 invasive human breast cancer cells in vitro. read more

Delving Deeper into Methylation – MTHFR

The topic of methylation has been gaining in popularity. As a result, we have seen an increase in the number of practitioners using genomic testing in recent years. READ MORE