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¿Cómo vivir con enfermedad de Alzheimer?

Recibir un diagnóstico de Alzheimer es un momento doloroso y que puede causar mucha incertidumbre. “¿Qué será de mí en adelante?” suelen pensar los pacientes. La enfermedad de Alzheimer es la forma más común de demencia, un grupo de síntomas que afectan a la memoria, pensamiento y habilidades sociales. A largo plazo, las personas pierden [...]
polifarmacia en fibromialgia

El problema de la polifarmacia en la fibromialgia

Lamentablemente, la fibromialgia es una enfermedad incomprendida, que fue reconocida hasta hace relativamente poco gracias al avance de la ciencia, ya que mediante estudios de imagen como la resonancia magnética se ha detectado una hipersensibilidad en el sistema nervioso central, que causa dolor generalizado. ¿Por qué se le conoce como enfermedad incomprendida? Las personas con [...]

Stem cell therapy for rheumatoid arthritis

When people think of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA), they
often think of stiff, painful joints. This autoimmune condition happens when
the body mistakes its own joint tissues as foreign ones and attacks them
producing swelling of the joints, which leads to stiffness and pain, and when
it goes out of control or lasts for long periods of time,

Stem cells combined with traditional care reduce heart failure

The heart is one of the most important organs in our organism that keeps us alive. There’s plenty of literature related to the heart, it has been used in a poetic way, sentimental, as an engine with complexity. But here we are going to talk about it as an organ.

We know the heart consists of four cavities that helps to pump the oxygenated blood and taking away the deoxygenated blood,

Stem cell therapy is helping professional athletes

Orthopedic specialists in the United States have recently been offering autologous treatments as a way of healing the injuries suffered by athletes.

The goal of these treatments is to speed up recovery time by introducing the athlete’s own stem cells into areas of the body suffering from damage and chronic inflammation. These doctors are reporting success with injured football players,

What’s it like to have your bone marrow harvested?

People can be squeamish about things they’ve never experienced before, especially when it comes to medical procedures, so we’re not surprised when a prospective patient asks us about bone marrow.

The fact of the matter is that the primitive bone marrow transplantation practiced on leukemia patients a half-century ago was slow and painful.

Is your current treatment working for you?

The biggest problem with incurable conditions is that they’re incurable. Standard treatments for such cases usually obligate the patients to spend the rest of their lives taking drugs that don’t make them better and often produce unpleasant side-effects.
Conventional wisdom has a saying about this sort of thing. “If you keep doing what you’ve been doing,

ProgenCell and Parkinson’s disease

Doctor Luis Romero made a video in Spanish about a friend who suffers from Parkinson’s disease. It deserves a wider audience, so we have translated his presentation into English here. Here is a case of a patient with Parkinson’s who has been with us for a little over a year. Aside from being a good [...]

Stem cell treatment for Parkinson’s disease

Parkinson’s disease is a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system that often impairs speech and other motor functions. Its symptoms include muscle rigidity, tremors, and the slowing of physical movement to a total loss of physical movement in the worst cases. Secondary symptoms may include autonomic, cognitive, and linguistic impairment. Parkinson’s disease is chronic,

Retinitis pigmentosa

Retinitis pigmentosa is the name given to a group of genetic, usually hereditary, disorders of the retina. (The retina is the part of the eye that converts light to nerve impulses.) About one in 3500 people suffer from retinitis pigmentosa throughout the world. It is a progressive disease ending in tunnel vision or complete blindness and for which there is no known cure.

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