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Heading for a Hip Replacement?

Hip Replacement Surgeries The number of hip replacements performed in the United States each year has doubled since 2000, according to reports from the U.S. Center for National Health Statistics. While the number of hip replacements is increasing, the age of hip replacement patients is actually decreasing. More people in their 40s and 50s are […]

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Anatomy of Autoimmune Disease

According to the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association, Inc., autoimmune diseases affect as many as 50 million people in the United States. These diseases often leave patients with chronic pain, or with other life-altering symptoms and disabilities that reduce their quality of life. Many of the patients we treat at Innovations Stem Cell Center have […]

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Seeing New Hope for Macular Degeneration

Over 200,000 cases of age-related macular degeneration, or AMD, are diagnosed in the United States each year. AMD is the leading cause of vision loss in people over the age of 50. The loss of vision is very scary and extremely overwhelming for many patients. Dr. Johnson offers patients with age-related macular degeneration and other […]

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The Price You Pay: How Illegal Cosmetic Procedures are Taking Lives

CBS News reported that a Dallas, Texas, a woman was recently convicted of the 2015 murder of another woman after she illegally injected silicone into the victim’s buttocks during an illegal cosmetic buttock enhancement procedure. The patient receiving the injections hoped to enhance the size and shape of her buttocks, and had been a regular […]

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How Stem Cells Can Help ED

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) Many patients with erectile dysfunction chalk the disorder up to simply a consequence of getting older. While erectile dysfunction is more common in men over the age of seventy-five, it can actually happen at any age. Over three million men in the United States are diagnosed with erectile dysfunction each year, making […]

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Stem Cell Therapy Provides Relief for Peyronie’s Patients

Peyronie’s disease is a painful inflammatory condition that results in erectile dysfunction in many men and causes the development and buildup of tough scar tissue inside of the penis. This scar tissue buildup causes the penis to curve – resulting in painful erections and for many, embarrassing sexual dysfunction. Treatment for Peyronie’s disease involves a […]

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Synthetic Stem Cells – Risk or Reward?

Late last year, a synthetic cardiac stem cell was created at the University of North Carolina and the North Carolina State University with the hope that the synthetic cell could offer the same or similar benefits to patients as therapies that use natural stem cells. While researchers behind the project have high hopes for treating […]

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Researchers Create a Cell Bandage to Treat Meniscus Tears

Tears of the meniscus frequently sideline professional athletes, but the injury impacts over 1 million people on average per year, frequently forcing people to give up their favorite activities. Treatment for the painful condition often includes rest, physical therapy, and for many, surgery to bring relief. However, stem cell researchers have tested a new method […]

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