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Gordie Howe has passed away

Mr. Hockey has shuffled off this mortal coil. After suffering a stroke in 2014, he underwent stem cell treatment in Mexico and saw significant improvement in his condition. I know when we were trying to find treatment for my father … Continue reading

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Stanford researchers ‘stunned’ by stem cell experiment that helped stroke patient walk

Stanford researchers studying the effect of stem cells injected directly into the brains of stroke patients said Thursday that they were “stunned” by the extent to which the experimental treatment restored motor function in some of the patients. While the research involved only 18 patients and was … Continue reading

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Bart Starr undergoing stem cell treatments after strokes

Hall of Fame Packers quarterback Bart Starr has been in failing health for several months, but his family said in a statement released today that there is some room for optimism, thanks to an experimental treatment. “Following Bart’s strokes, our … Continue reading

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Blood to feeling: Scientists turn adult human blood cells into neurons

Stem cell scientists can now directly convert adult human blood cells to both central nervous system (brain and spinal cord) neurons as well as neurons in the peripheral nervous system (rest of the body) that are responsible for pain, temperature … Continue reading

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