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Does Smoking Pot Cause Gynecomastia?

Gynecomastia, commonly known enlarged male breast tissue, is a condition that affects one-third to one-half of men between the ages of 25 and 45 in the United States. Gynecomastia is a condition that is often embarrassing for many men. It is also often very frustrating as well because many of its sufferers are not sure […]

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How are Stem Cells Related to Football?

Earlier this year, the National Football Leagues and the NFL’s players association settled a five hundred million dollar lawsuit and began a concussion initiative to bring awareness to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of concussion in its players. This initiative, according to Chairman Roger Goodell, was implemented to increase safety and protect players. The NFL […]

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Researchers Supe Up Spinal Stem Cell Regeneration

Researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center have successfully increased the ability of nerve cells to regenerate in the spinal cords of in adult mice. Despite their small size, these mice are evidence of a major advancement in the treatment of adult humans with spinal cord injuries. Injury to the spinal cord can […]

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Stem Cell Therapy Stops Diabetic Nerve Pain In Its Tracks!

Diabetes is a disease that affects more than just the pancreas. Diabetic patients have an increased risk of developing heart disease, kidney disease, and even blindness. Diabetic patients often develop painful peripheral neuropathy, or nerve damage, as a result of their condition. Historically, treatments for peripheral neuropathy have been limited to managing blood sugar levels […]

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Part 2: Stem Cell Collection

In our last blog, Small Cell, Big Controversy, we explained the basics behind the controversy surrounding stem cell therapies. While the controversy is usually over the use of embryonic cells, many people project their concerns and question about the ethical and moral use of stem cells onto all stem cell therapies – even those therapies […]

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Part 1: Small Cell, Big Controversy

Although stem cells are so tiny, they’re always big news – and big controversy. Concerns range from the morality and ethics of embryonic stem cells harvested from fetal tissue to using stem cells to recreate extinct species in test labs a la Jurassic Park. Dr. Johnson is often asked about stem cells and how he […]

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Spotlight on Stem Cells: What are Stem Cells?

Stems cells have taken the medical world by storm, but many people are unaware of the integral role they play in treating chronic illness and diseases. The term “stem cell” microscopestill carries quite a bit of stigma, most likely because people don’t fully understand the way stem cells are harvested and used in medical treatment […]

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How Stem Cell Treatment for Arthritis is Administered

No matter where your arthritis pain is, there are various ways to treat it. Some of these methods can actually encourage the body to heal itself. The best way is through stem cell therapy. Stem cells are injected into the body to help heal the affected area. In fact, they are injected at the exact […]

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Knowing What the Best Alternatives to Hip Replacement Are

Finding relief for hip pain might mean surgery to replace your hip. However, with stem cell breakthroughs, you don’t have to go through that. Stem cell technology offers a great alternative to help the pain in your hip and to help it function like it once did. Using stem cells from your own body, the […]

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6 Treatment Alternatives to Knee Replacement Surgery

Undergoing surgery, especially if you’re advanced in years, is a risky undertaking so evaluating possible alternatives to knee replacement surgery is a good idea. The main reason to have knee replacement surgery is to ease pain and disability caused by arthritis or other joint problems while preserving movement. Here are some of the treatment options […]

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