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Doctors use stem cell therapy to treat lung disease

Doctors at the Lung Institute in Tampa are using a lung patient’s own stem cells to help treat COPD, emphysema and pulmonary fibrosis by repairing damaged tissue. The innovative stem cell therapy won’t be rejected because the doctors use the …

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Stem cell therapy to repair damaged cartilage

Rush University Medical Center is conducting the nation’s first clinical study of an innovative stem cell drug, Cartistem, to repair knee cartilage damaged by aging, trauma or degenerative diseases such as osteoarthritis. [read more]

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Man’s sight restored with use of stem cells

Doctors diagnosed a man with a rare eye disease called corneal limbal stem cell deficiency, which was causing the normal cells on Binns’ corneas to be replaced with scar tissue, leading to painful eye ulcers that clouded over his corneas. …

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