Stem Cell trial volunteers thank doctors at reunion lunch

Miami Herald, by Fred Tasker, ftasker@MiamiHerald.com Stem cell therapy was originally used for the treatment of leukemias in the form of bone marrow transplant. Nearly 2 decades after this groundbreaking work, clinical trials initiated using bone marrow stem cells for treatment of heart patients. Bone marrow stem cells possess the ability to stimulate new blood…

Adult Stem Cells Healing Hearts

Adult stem cells are being more and more used in patients to achieve effects.  In the treatment of patients with heart failure, Dr. David Prentice, discussed two studies in which adult stem cells appear to have some benefit.  The first study was the result of a Brazil-Florida joint effort in which it was discovered that…