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Diet and Cells: Soda is Really Bad for You!

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How does soda fit into the diet and cells equation? Soda has become an American staple, with some patients using it to replace water. Now a new study shows that it shortens the telomeres in your cells. What the heck are telomeres and […]

By |October 21st, 2014|Latest News, Nutrition|

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

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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|

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By |October 16th, 2014||

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|

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…

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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|

Do Arthritis Exercises Work? New Research Says Less Pain Related to Leg Strength

Do arthritis exercises work

I’ve been asked many times by patients, “Do arthritis exercises work?” Knee arthritis is an exploding epidemic as our population becomes older and heavier. Several studies have confirmed that exercise is one simple remedy for the pain and lost function that comes with […]

By |October 7th, 2014|Knee, Latest News|

Fat Stem Cells Fail to Help Shoulder Rotator Cuff Injuries Heal

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One of the biggest debates in the stem cell field right now is over the role of adipose stem cells versus their cousins derived from bone marrow. While bone marrow stem cells have been used extensively for orthopedic injuries going back to […]

By |October 1st, 2014|Latest News, Shoulder|

Why Most Fat Stem Cells Harvested via Liposuction are DOA…

liposuction anesthetic kills stem cells

Stem cells are very sensitive to certain medications that physicians commonly use. One of the known medication problem areas is local anesthetics. Fat stem cells are harvested via liposuction where large amounts of anesthetic are used. Now a new study shows […]

Leaky Gut and Curcumin: Helping Your Stem Cells and Allergies!

leaky gut and curcumin

Do leaky gut and Curcumin go together? You may have heard the phrase “leaky gut” or perhaps you have no idea what this means. This is an exciting area of medical research centered around your intestine as a barrier between the outside […]

By |September 29th, 2014|Latest News, Nutrition|