Cerebral palsy is characterized by hypoxia/reperfusion induced damaged to the brain in the perinatal period. It is manifested in four main types: a) Spastic, which occurs in 70-80% of cases and is associated with damage to the corticospinal tract or the motor cortex; b) Ataxic, occurs in 10%, is associated with damage to the cerebrum, [...]
In a recent news announcement, a case of a child in Singapore with cerebral palsy that was treated with their own cord blood stem cells was discussed.
Since those early studies which began in Phoenix Arizona in 2000, thousands of patients have been treated with their own stem cells for heart failure.
The XCell-Center in Germany reports positive clinical results from 45 cerebral palsy patients who were treated with autologous adult stem cells derived from bone marrow, in whom 67% improved as a result of the treatment.
Recent studies indicate that a lack of public education about cord-blood-derived adult stem cells is hindering therapeutic progress.
An international team of researchers demonstrates the neurologically protective properties of adult stem cells derived from adipose tissue.
Researchers are nearing clinical trials for stem cell treatment for brain damage.
Umbilical cord blood stem cells highly effective in treating blood disorders.
A UK couple takes their daughter to China for stem cell treatment.
A major breakthough in the treatment of Cerebral Palsy is achieved in China.