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Biology trumps bionics: An alternative to total knee replacement

If you have severe knee pain or chronic knee inflammation and swelling which cannot be improved by minor surgery or physical therapy, a doctor may recommend that you have total knee replacement surgery. 240 more words

Orthopedics

Has the promise of stem cells been overstated?

One of the most famous stem cell scientists in the world said on Monday that the promise of stem cell treatments has in some ways been overstated. 1,135 more words

Research News

Hope for future treatment of thousands of stroke sufferers from stem cells

Brain damage caused by strokes could be repaired thanks to a new treatment which could revolutionise the treatment for the deadly condition.

Thousands of lives a year could be changed thanks to the breakthrough by Imperial College which involves injecting a patient’s stem cells into their brain. 1,080 more words

MEDICINE

Open Letter in support of my investigation of trachea transplants in Germany, by Rafael Cantera

Below a support letter by Rafael Cantera, professor of zoology at the University of Stockholm in Sweden, addressed to the leadership of the University Clinic Würzburg. 1,321 more words

Medicine

Now is the time to talk about creating humans from stem cells (GOOD!!!)

A paper landed in my inbox this week with a startling premise: That soon, stem cells swabbed from human beings’ cheeks or skin could be cultured to create germ cells (sperm and eggs), and from there used to create a human being. 734 more words

Daily News

Medicine wants help from the human body ...

… to heal the human body.

This is the intro to following 2015 Ted Talk.

Through treating everything from strokes to car accident traumas, neurosurgeon Jocelyne Bloch knows the brain’s inability to repair itself all too well.

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