Stem cell therapy (6)
BONE MARROW TRANSPLANTATION – IS THERE AN ALTERNATIVE?
In some cases the patient or his relatives hear an ominous phrase from the doctor: bone marrow transplantation is needed. Usually, neither the patient nor his relatives really know what lies behind this term. They are not aware of the possible consequences or difficulties in the search of an appropriate donor for the transplantation.
STEM CELLS IN THE TREATMENT OF NEUROLOGICAL DISORDERS
The number of detected neurological diseases rises every year. This tendency is promoted by many causes, amongst which is lifestyle, environmental and hereditary factors.
Treatment of psoriasis with stem cells
What is psoriasis?
Psoriasis is a chronic non-infectious skin disease. About 1-3% of world’s population suffer from psoriasis. Common symptoms include red patches of skin covered with silvery scales on hands, back, hairy part of head and in other places all over the body (fig.1).
The disease counts for physical and psychological discomfort and may cause depressive condition and problems of adaptation in personal, social, professional life.
Stem cells and diabetesStem cells and diabetes
A large number of people around the world are currently exposed to such severe and insidious diseases as diabetes. The disease begins unnoticed - with minor violation of urination and unusual thirst. Over time, these health problem occur, which can even result in death.
Cirrhosis is a serious and extremely dangerous disease. It is characterized by liver cell death, which is accompanied by the formation of connective scar tissue in the liver that is not treatable. With the development of disease the structure of the liver is altered and its functioning is disturbed. At later stages of the disease the only solution is a liver transplant, but the operation is expensive and complicated. The number of donors is also limited.
TREATMENT OF PANCREATIC NECROSIS WITH STEM CELLS
In 2012 the ministry of Health defense in Ukraine officially approved the method of stem cell therapy for many diseases such as pancreatic necrosis.
Pancreatic necrosis is a severe disease associated with inflammation an acute pancreatitis. In this condition, ferments secreted by gland accumulate in duodenum resulting in tissue distruction (self-digestion).Exuded enzymes and toxins can hit into the blood stream and cause a serious damage for heart, lungs and leaver. Interestingly, this disease is rarely observed in people who drink a lot of alcohol.