Stem Cell Strategy Info
Realizing the promise of stem cell science should be a priority for Canada! Learn about the latest efforts to achieve this goal.
Jury out: arthritis patients who got stem cells in one knee and a placebo in the other report both joints improved.… https://t.co/qKLeLxl4MM
Jury still out on BMAC treatment for knees
Back in February, we reported on how thousands of people are visiting hundreds of clinics in American cities and some Canadian centres to get an expensive, unproven, same-day stem cell treatment to ease pain and restore flexibility in their arthritic or banged-up knees. The BMAC (bone marrow aspirate concentrate) procedure involves extracting mesenchymal stem cells from a patient’s pelvis, spinning them in a centrifuge and then re-injecting them into the…