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Benitec Biopharma and Medistem Technologies Successfully Combined in Preclinical Stem Cell Therapy for Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Health agencies on both sides of the Atlantic are investigating reports of 11 deaths in multiple sclerosis patients taking Gilenya, the first multiple sclerosis drug approved in pill form.
Suzanne Somers has always been known for her blonde bombshell looks and curvaceous figure—not to mention her fantastic rack! When she underwent a lumpectomy followed by weeks of radiation, however, she found that her breast was not without evidence of the reminders of her stage 1 breast cancer—hardly a happy memory. In fact, while she was still sporting a double D cup on the unaffected side, the side that had undergone the operation had shrunk to barely a B, leaving her feeling disfigured and unhappy.
(Reuters Health) - Despite expert guidelines and scientific evidence to the contrary, a third of U.S. primary care physicians believe ovarian cancer screening is effective and many would offer it to patients, according to a new survey.
Benitec Biopharma and Medistem announced today the successful treatment of rheumatoid arthritis in preclinical models using Benitec Biopharma's patented gene silencing technology applied to stem cell-derived immune system cells called dendritic cells. The studies, which were led by Dr. Wei-Ping Min of the University of Western Ontario, were published in the "Journal of Translational Medicine" on the 31st January 2012(1). Benitec Biopharma's CEO Dr Peter French and Medistem's scientist Dr Rosalia De Nochea Champion were co-authors on the paper.
Pro/Am ballroom dancer and orthodontist, Dr. Janet Vaughan, is once again slated to compete on the professional dance circuit with her current professional partner, Mr. Eddie Stutts (Professional 10-Dance World Champion) following a successful stem cell procedure on her knee in Central America..
The Treatable "Untreatable" Disease
- What is Multiple Sclerosis?
- What is myelin? What is demyelinization?
- What is an autoimmune disease?
- Three common types of Multiple Sclerosis
- Conventional Treatments
Complementary & Alternative Medicine (CAM) for MS