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Interesting News on Orthopedics and Regenerative Medicine

Dendrion as a Canary in the Stem Cell Therapy Industry Coal Mine

cell therapy industry

The cell therapy industry has a mounting problem that everyone goes out of their way to ignore. Dendrion is a company selling a cellular product that, like a canary in the cell therapy coal mine, exemplifies this little issue. What’s the problem? Price.

Manufacturing […]

By |October 20th, 2014|Latest News|

Bartolo Colon Stem Cell Network Implodes…

bartolo colon stem cell

About 2 years ago, a second national network with an orthopedic focus, StemMD burst on the stem cell scene. Calling themselves a “National Regenerative Medicine Practice” they featured Joe Purita, M.D. as their leader, highlighting the Bartolo Colon stem cell treatment. While the […]

By |October 18th, 2014|Latest News|

What a Bizarre and Jumbled Attack by Ray Dirks, Pluristem Investor!

pluristem

I woke up this morning to find a rather bizarre attack ad by a stock market writer. The first reason this is bizarre is that we’re not publicly traded nor do we ever hope to be. I guess you know you’re successfully rattling the cages of […]

By |October 17th, 2014|Latest News|

Texting Thumb Treatments: A Tale of Two Hands…

texting thumb treatments

Texting thumb is a real epidemic. Using our thumbs to text or type can wear out an important thumb joint, leading to chronic pain at the base of that digit. Texting thumb treatments are regrettably pretty archaic. This is a story […]

Is Vitamin D Arthritis Pain Relief for Real? Maybe…

vitamin d arthritis pain relief

If you have arthritis, should you take or ditch Vitamin D? Is vitamin d arthritis pain relief for real, or are you wasting your money? Right now there are 241 scientific papers on the topic listed in the US National Library […]

By |October 15th, 2014|Latest News, Nutrition|

Knee Arthritis Diet? An Obscure Hormone may be Trashing Your Knees

knee arthritis diet

Is there a knee arthritis diet or is the issue more complex? We’d all accept at face value that a heavier person has more wear and tear on their joints. This is true, but what most people don’t realize is that a hormone […]

By |October 14th, 2014|Knee, Latest News, Nutrition|

The Top 5 Most Common Shoulder Problems

most common shoulder problems

Over any 10 year period, about 15% of us will see a doctor for shoulder pain and that number climbs as we get older. While you might think that only one or two things can cause pain in the shoulder, there are […]

By |October 13th, 2014|Latest News, Shoulder|

Fat Stem Cell Arthritis Treatments: Are All Fat Stem Cells Equal?

Fat Stem Cell Arthritis

There are an ever increasing supply of physicians who have taken a weekend course to deliver fat stem cell arthritis treatments. What should patients know? All stem cells are created equal, right? Wrong. Let me explain.

For many patients, the term […]

By |October 12th, 2014|Latest News|

Back Stem Cell Treatment: Counseling a Patient on Stem Cells

back stem cell treatment

I was recently contacted by a patient about a back stem cell treatment. A young man in his twenties wanted to know whether his MRI and his history were a good fit for the multiple therapies offered by clinics hawking stem cells […]

Is Soybean Oil Safe? This is Your Brain on French Fries…

soybean oil safe

Transfats have been in the news this past several years, mostly because of the FDA ban imposed last year. Because of this, fast food chains and food manufacturers have switched to fats like canola and soybean oil. The problem is that these fats […]

By |October 9th, 2014|Latest News, Nutrition|