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Alaska Fighting Championship helping #KnockoutMS Multiple Sclerosis Awarness month – Video

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Alaska Fighting Championship helping #KnockoutMS Multiple Sclerosis Awarness month
March 4th, 2015 Alaska Fighting Championship partnering with Jennifer “The Gypsy” Johnston and raised over $5000.00 to help #KnockoutMS ! Money raised was donated to the Alaska MS Center …

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Walk it Out @ Cairo – 3/21/2015 (promo) – Video

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Walk it Out @ Cairo – 3/21/2015 (promo)
well folks its time to get out, be entertained, and make a difference! 7pm on 3/21/2015 at Cairo Ale House! We are raising awareness and funds for research and services for those living with…

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Friends and family of people with multiple sclerosis – Video

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Friends and family of people with multiple sclerosis
We interviewed friends, husbands, wives, sons, daughters and siblings of people who have multiple sclerosis. For more clips like these visit http://www.healthtalk.org/ms-friends-family.

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Multiple Sclerosis – Video

March 30th, 2015 by poontesty No comments »



Multiple Sclerosis
Multiple sclerosis (MS) involves an immune-mediated process in which an abnormal response of the body's immune system is directed against the nerve cells of the Central Nervous System (CNS)….

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Under Pressure Estonia – Short documentary video on living with MS – Video

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Under Pressure Estonia – Short documentary video on living with MS
The stories of three people living with multiple sclerosis (MS) in Estonia. http://www.underpressureproject.org.

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B-TEMIA unveils Keeogo – Video

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B-TEMIA unveils Keeogo
B-TEMIA unveils Keeogo, the latest in human augmentation systems designed to help individuals walk more and walk better. tienne lives with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis. Wearing…

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Chronic Multiple Sclerosis and Cannabis Jack Chavez of Colorado 2006 – Video

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Chronic Multiple Sclerosis and Cannabis Jack Chavez of Colorado 2006

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Spartanburg multiple sclerosis walk planned

March 30th, 2015 by meatieque No comments »

Published: Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 5:15 p.m. Last Modified: Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 5:15 p.m.

Spartanburg residents will have the opportunity to increase funding and support for those battling multiple sclerosis.

The annual Spartanburg Walk MS event will be held at 10 a.m. April 18 at Cleveland Park.

Organized by local members of the Greater Carolinas Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, the event will be used as a vehicle to raise funds that support local programs and cutting-edge medical research.

Walk MS is a day that brings friends and families together to embrace in an important cause, event organizer Robin Newsom said. We encourage everyone to join us and participate together to make a powerful statement and to keep moving toward a cure. Each step we take brings us closer to a world free of MS.

Multiple sclerosis is a disease that affects the body’s central nervous system, interrupting the flow of information between the brain and the body.

People with multiple sclerosis often suffer from symptoms that range from numbness and tingling to blindness and paralysis. The progress, severity and symptoms are unpredictable, Newsom said.

The Spartanburg walk is part of a series of walks across North and South Carolina between March and April hosted by the nonprofit and sponsored by Modern Automotive presented by Biogen Idec.

Last year, the events attracted more than 8,000 participants and raised $1.88 million. This year, the Greater Carolinas Chapter hopes to raise more than $2 million.

We can take a step toward stopping MS in its tracks, event organizer Sharon Snyder said. Sometimes it helps to know that you are not alone. There are many in our community who need to know that there is support. There are people who care.

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Multiple Sclerosis Awareness

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Greg Pflum, a Grosse Ile resident and the vice president and general manager of BASF’s Midwest Hub, and BASF employees Marika Diamond (left) and Colleen LaBelle wear orange during Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week to raise awareness of the neurological disease. Photo submitted by BASF

BASF donated $10,000 to help benefit Michigan Multiple Sclerosis during the organizations National MS Awareness Week.

The contribution will be used to support research and provide local programs and support services for people affected by MS in Michigan.

We are pleased to support the important work of the MS Society, Greg Pflum, vice president and general manager of BASFs Midwest Hub, said in a press release. We believe that every bit counts, whether its our donation or raising awareness. During the week, our employees wore orange, which brought awareness to the fact that there is no known cause or cure for MS and the importance of ongoing research.

Pflum, a Grosse Ile resident, and BASF employees Marika Diamond (left) and Colleen LaBelle wore orange during Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week to raise awareness of the neurological disease.

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Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month Offers New Hope To Sufferers

March 30th, 2015 by Vilabong No comments »

Multiple sclerosis (also known as MS) is an inflammatory autoimmune disease that results in a lack of communication between a persons cells and their nervous system. It can affect pain levels, movement, vision, and physical sensations. There are more female multiple sclerosis sufferers than men, and many have developed the disease young in life, with the most prevalent detection group being between the ages of 15 and 40.

Fox News anchor Neil Cavuto suffers from this debilitating disease and, during the month of March, is highlighting the need for research into this disease with Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month. While many sufferers hide their tremors and other symptoms, Neil is keen to let the world see just what happens to an MS sufferer after having to deal with tremors during his time in front of the camera.

While Neil may be offering a public face to the disease, scientists in Australia and Canada are leading the way in multiple sclerosis research behind the scenes. Researchers at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute in Australia have just developed a molecule called WEHI-345 that could help slow, or even stop, multiple sclerosis. Professor Andrew Lew, one of the researchers who helped develop WEHI-345, is excited for the discovery.

We treated preclinical models with WEHI-345 after symptoms of MS first appeared, and found it could prevent further progression of the disease in 50 percent of cases. These results are extremely important, as there are currently no good preventive treatments for MS.

A fellow researcher, Associate Professor Guillaume Lessene, also hopes that along with WEHI-345 helping multiple sclerosis sufferers, the molecule may also be developed into an anti-inflammatory drug which could potentially assist in many other inflammatory diseases.

While this discovery is exciting, over in Canada, they are leading the way with multiple research efforts. Currently, they have 49 MS-focused researchers, 63 multiple sclerosis research trainees, and three collaborative multiple sclerosis research grants. And there is a personal reason for this: if you are a Canadian, you are more likely to develop multiple sclerosis than in any other country across the world. While there is no known cure yet, and it is still unsure as to what triggers multiple sclerosis, factors such as genetics, environment, and modifiable conditions such as smoking, Vitamin D deficiency, and obesity are likely suspects. Yves Savoie, president and CEO of the MS Society of Canada, is keen to accept the challenge and beat MS.

Canadians have a strong history of not backing down from a challenge whether its striving hard to take top honors at the Olympics, offering aid to others in need or showing the world that we can live together in diversity rather than adversity. We hope that the fight to end MS becomes a part of this history.

Many hope that Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month helps bring this dream of an MS-free world to life.

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Canada: World Leader in Hockey, Maple Syrup and Multiple Sclerosis

March 30th, 2015 by fogel No comments »

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MS Society of Canada Asks Canadians Whether They Will Flee or Fight When It Comes to MS

TORONTO, ON–(Marketwired – March 25, 2015) – A bold new awareness campaign led by the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada is asking Canadians whether they will flee or fight when presented with the fact that Canada has the highest rate of multiple sclerosis in the world — two times a greater risk than France, 13 times a greater risk than Argentina and 27 times a greater risk than Pakistan. Even some who have recently moved to Canada have been diagnosed with the disease.

MS, a disease of the central nervous system, can cause symptoms such as loss of balance, impaired speech, extreme fatigue, vision impairment, changes in mood and cognition and impaired mobility. As a result, individuals who live with MS face an uncertain future –potential for job instability, income insecurity, inability to fulfill daily family responsibilities and isolation due to mobility impairment.

“My MS started so aggressively that I have never been able to return to my career as a school principal,” says Michelle Hewitt, who lives with MS. “Not only that, but the significant decline in my mobility has meant that my husband has also had to give up his career to become my full-time caregiver.” Women are three times more likely to develop MS than men.

Why does Canada have the highest rate of MS in the world? While the answers behind Canada’s high incidence rate are still to be uncovered, the country may have the ‘perfect storm’ for MS. A combination of genetics, environment and modifiable risk factors, such as Vitamin D status, obesity, smoking and viruses, are all at play. The MS Society of Canada continues to invest in research that will provide answers, but information could not come fast enough for the 100,000 Canadians living with MS and their loved ones.

“With Canada having the highest rate of multiple sclerosis in the world, it’s clear that MS is Canada’s disease. This means that MS is also our disease to fight as a nation,” says Yves Savoie, president and CEO, MS Society of Canada. “Canadians have a strong history of not backing down from a challenge — whether its striving hard to take top honours at the Olympics, offering aid to others in need or showing the world that we can live together in diversity rather than adversity. We hope that the fight to end MS becomes a part of this history,” Savoie continues.

Despite the devastating impact of MS, Canada has one of the most robust research enterprises focused on the disease. In 2014 alone, the MS Society of Canada funded 49 MS-focused researchers, 63 MS research trainees and 3 multi-centre, multi-million dollar collaborative MS research grants.”The research community in Canada is extraordinary in both its determination and dynamism and is poised to make major breakthroughs to end MS,” says Dr. Alan Thompson, Dean, University College London, Faculty of Brain Sciences and chair, Medical and Scientific Advisory Board of MS International Federation. This research community is ready to collaborate across the country and around the world to find new and more advanced treatments for all forms of MS.

A variety of MS Society of Canada and affiliated spokespeople, including researchers nationwide, are available for interviews in both official languages. For more information and to get involved, the public may visit endms.ca.

About multiple sclerosis andthe MS Society of CanadaCanada has the highest rate of multiple sclerosis in the world. MS is a chronic, often disabling disease of the central nervous system comprising the brain, spinal cord and optic nerve. It is one of the most common neurological diseases affectingyoung adults in Canada. Most people with MS are diagnosed between the ages of 15 and 40, and the unpredictable effects of MS last for the rest of their lives. The MS Society provides services to people with MS and their families and funds research to find the cause and cure for this disease. Please visit mssociety.ca or call 1-800-268-7582 to make a donation or for more information.

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Mother, author Stephanie Garcia explores multiple sclerosis through the eyes of a child

March 30th, 2015 by Dralman No comments »

NEW YORK (PRWEB) March 25, 2015

More than 2.3 million people worldwide are affected by multiple sclerosis, according to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Because of the complexity of the disease, many people struggle to describe its effects, in particular to children.

Author and life coach Stephanie Garcia has had multiple sclerosis for the past 10 years. As a mother of two sons, one of whom is autistic, Garcia quickly recognized the importance of initiating conversations about her disease with her children in a clear and approachable manner.

When I first tried to describe MS to my children, I found it difficult to discuss it without scaring or confusing them, Garcia said. I figured there were other parents that must be struggling with a similar discussion, and I wanted to help my sons understand me, so I analyzed the disease through a childs viewpoint.

As a result, Garcia wrote a new book, My Mommy, M.S. and Me, which describes the symptoms associated with multiple sclerosis in a kid-friendly tone, complete with colorful illustrations, superheroes and ninjas.

Told through a childs perspective, the book compares the processes of a human body affected with MS to the inner workings of a gaming system, which provides a fun, educational, relatable and accessible platform for a discussion about MS between parents and children.

Garcia serves as an advocate for acceptance of people with special needs and illnesses, and she donates a portion of her book proceeds to the Multiple Sclerosis Society to assist with the research and education of a disease becoming prevalent in todays society.

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Mommy, M.S. and Me By: Stephanie Garcia ISBN: 978-1-4990-7835-6 Available in softcover, e-book Available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Xlibris.

About the author Stephanie Garcia is a life coach, motivational speaker and author and has served in the United States Air Force. She is currently working towards a degree in developmental psychology to better understand children and is planning on writing similar books to help children communicate and understand difficult diseases. Garcia currently lives in New York City with her two sons. For more information regarding her work, visit http://www.creativeminds4life.com.

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Multiple Sclerosis: Understanding and Communication Important

March 30th, 2015 by BpVEqvghrahHZ No comments »

The National Institutes of Health defines multiple sclerosis (MS) as “an unpredictable disease of the central nervous system.

MS can range from relatively benign to somewhat disability to devastating, as communication between the brain and other parts of the body is disrupted.” Most people with MS have muscle weakness in their extremities, and balance and coordination difficulties. Half of all people affected ultimately have cognitive impairments.

In 2011, Jeff Gallatin, began the process of grieving after the passing of his 72-year-old mother Carol, who had chronic progressive multiple sclerosis. Carol had been a choir director, a hospice “clown” for children, a storytelling guild president, a Northwestern University marketing graduate, and the community affairs director for a division of Rockwell International in Cleveland.

“It’s still an emotional subject for me,” said Gallatin, an Ohio newspaper associate editor, of discussing his mother’s death. “My mom had polio as a kid, but had always been able to overcome (her physical difficulties). In the mid- to late- ’90s, little physical challenges began cropping up with her. She went from using a cane to a walker to a manual wheelchair. In 2001, I moved in with her.”

Doctors apparently had trouble diagnosing her, maybe because MS usually first affects people between the ages of 20-40. One day about two months after Jeff moved in, Carol couldn’t get out of her rocking chair, which moved a friend to suggest more tests that finally yielded a diagnosis.

“Then they said my mother would never get out of the nursing home (because of MS),” said Gallatin. “But they didn’t know my mother.” After 18 months there, Carol moved back in with Jeff until her passing in 2011. At the end, she had paralyzed legs.

Perhaps the most difficult aspect of being his mother’s caregiver ten years was in having to watch her use a wheelchair. She had been such a proud, professional woman, who had raised two children on her own as a divorcee.

As for advice to other caregivers of parents, he said, “Be sure to talk and communicate with (the parent). For example, our Saturday morning was sacred to us. We’d talk and catch up. She was a wonderful sounding board.”

Gallatin said he wasn’t a perfect caregiver. What helped him a lot was having good bosses, who allowed him to occasionally leave work to help out his mother.

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1.1m study to reduce cognitive problems in people with MS

March 30th, 2015 by hzgLTYLYOsDOqbMod No comments »

Experts in Nottingham are leading a major new study into how people with multiple sclerosis (MS) could overcome problems with attention and memory associated to their condition.

The Cognitive Rehabilitation for Attention and Memory in people with Multiple Sclerosis (CRAMMS) trial will evaluate the effectiveness of new strategies to improve and compensate for these difficulties and aims to improve the quality of life for the patient.

The trial is being led by Nadina Lincoln, Professor of Clinical Psychology in the Division of Rehabilitation and Ageing at The University of Nottingham and Dr Roshan das Nair, consultant clinical psychologist at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust and honorary Associate Professor in the University’s Division of Rehabilitation and Ageing.

Funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Health Technology Assessment (HTA) programme, the trial will begin recruiting participants later this month.

Professor Lincoln said: “The purpose of our research is to help people with multiple sclerosis boost their everyday memory so they can get on with their lives and do the things that people take for granted, for example remembering to pick their children up from school, turning the stove off, or knowing where they have put things.

“It will also provide them with strategies to enable them to concentrate on information without getting distracted.”

Memory and attention problems are common complaints for those who have multiple sclerosis. More than 100,000 people in the UK have multiple sclerosis and of these, 50,000 will have problems with attention and memory at some stage in the progression of their condition.

Very few people with multiple sclerosis get treatment for cognitive problems in usual clinical practice, despite some evidence that cognitive rehabilitation may help reduce problems in attention and everyday forgetting. However, cognitive rehabilitation for people with multiple sclerosis has not been demonstrated to be effective or cost-effective in large-scale randomised controlled trials.

The study will be exploring the benefits of using internal memory aids, such as mnemonics — using patterns, words and images to remember details — and external aids, such as diaries, mobile phones and cameras. The researchers will also be looking for other imaginative ways to help improve memory and reduce forgetting.

The study is being conducted in collaboration with Swansea University, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, The Walton Centre NHS Trust, and University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Trust.

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National Multiple Sclerosis Society Sponsors Walk on Downtown Mall

March 30th, 2015 by hyqbgs No comments »

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va (WVIR) – Hundreds of people in Charlottesville pounded the pavement Saturday morning to raise money to fight a disabling disease.

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society sponsored a walk on the Downtown Mall Saturday.

Around 200 volunteers and people living with MS walked the length of the mall and back, raising awareness for a disease that currently has no cure.

One woman who was diagnosed with MS in 2007 says the event shows her she’s not alone. “It’s very inspiring. It’s heartwarming to see that this many care, people care about MS and raising money for research and all the other services that the MS society provides,” says Valerie Kirkman.

The event raised around $50,000 dollars for the cause. The group’s goal is to increase that to $65,000 by the end of June.

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Stem Cell Grants for Spina Bifida and Diabetic Wound Treatments

March 30th, 2015 by SnomoShency No comments »

(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) – The state stem cell agency, California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM),awarded a pair of grants totaling more than $7 million to UC Davis School of Medicine researchers who are working to develop stem cell therapies for spina bifida and chronic diabetic wounds. The funding is part of what the agency considers “the most promising” research leading up to human clinical trials using stem cells to treat disease and injury. Diana Farmer, professor and chair of surgery at UC Davis Medical Center, is developing a placental stem cell therapy for spina bifida, the common and devastating birth defect that causes lifelong paralysis as well as bladder and bowel incontinence. She and her team are working on a unique treatment that can be applied in utero – before a baby is born — in order to reverse spinal cord damage. Roslyn Rivkah Isseroff, a UC Davis professor of dermatology, and Jan Nolta, professor of internal medicine and director of the university’s Stem Cell Program, are developing a wound dressing containing stem cells that could be applied to chronic wounds and be a catalyst for rapid healing. This is Isseroff’s second CIRM grant, and it will help move her research closer to having a product approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that specifically targets diabetic foot ulcers, a condition affecting more than 6 million people in the country. The CIRM board, which met in Berkeley today, has high hopes for these types of research that the agency funded in this latest round of stem cell grants. “This investment will let us further test the early promise shown by these projects,” said Jonathan Thomas, chair of CIRM’s governing board. “Preclinical work is vital in examining the feasibility, potential effectiveness and safety of a therapy before we try it on people. These projects all showed compelling evidence that they could be tremendously beneficial to patients. We want to help them build on that earlier research and move the projects to the next level.” The CIRM grants are designed to enable the UC Davis research teams to transition from preclinical research to preclinical development over the next 30 months to be able to meet the FDA’s rigorous safety and efficacy standards for Investigative New Drugs. As the former surgeon-in-chief at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, Farmer helped pioneer fetal surgery techniques for treating spina bifida before birth. The condition, also known as myelomeningocele, is one of the most common and devastating birth defects worldwide, causing lifelong paralysis as well as bowel and bladder incontinence in newborns. Farmer has been investigating different stem cell types and the best way to deliver stem cell-based treatments in the womb for the past six years. She and her research colleagues recently discovered a placental therapy using stem cells that cures spina bifida in animal models. That discovery requires additional testing and FDA approval before the therapy can be used in humans. With the CIRM funding, Farmer and her team plan to optimize their stem cell product, validate its effectiveness, determine the optimal dose and confirm its preliminary safety in preparation for human clinical trials. Isseroff, who also serves as chief of dermatology and director of wound healing services for the VA Northern California Health Care System, has long been frustrated by the challenges of treating the chronic, non-healing wounds of diabetics. In 2010, she and Nolta received a CIRM grant to begin developing a bioengineered product for treating chronic diabetic wounds. Foot ulcers, in particular, affect about 25 percent of all diabetic patients and are responsible for most lower-limb amputations. Isseroff and her research team created a treatment using stem cells derived from bone marrow (mesenchymal stem cells) along with a FDA-approved scaffold to help regenerate dermal tissue and restart the healing process. Their studies found the technique to be highly effective for healing wounds in animal models. With this latest CIRM grant, Isseroff’s team will refine their therapeutic technique by determining the safest dosage for regenerating tissue and testing their product in skin-wound models that closely resemble those in diabetic humans. Nolta also plans to create a Master Cell Bank of pure and effective human mesenchymal stem cells, and establish standard operating procedures for use in diabetic wound repair. The results of their efforts will enable UC Davis to move closer to FDA approval for human clinical trials in the next two and a half years. “These amazing research efforts are giant steps forward in turning stem cells into cures,” said Nolta, who also directs the UC Davis Institute for Regenerative Cures in Sacramento. “This preclinical research is the most crucial, and often the toughest, stage before we move scientific discoveries from the laboratory bench to the patient’s bedside. We are now poised as never before to make a big difference in the lives of people with spina bifida and non-healing diabetic wounds.” For more information, visit UC Davis School of Medicine at http://medschool.ucdavis.edu.

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Stem cell firm Cellular Dynamics being acquired by Japanese company for $307 million

March 30th, 2015 by ysfyyt No comments »

Madison-based stem cell company Cellular Dynamics InternationalInc. is being acquired by Tokyo-based Fujifilm Holdings Corp., the companies announced in a news release Monday.

The deal was described as “an all-cash tender offer to be followed by a second step merger,” with Fujifilm buying all shares of CDI stock for $16.50 per share, valuing the deal at about $307 million.

The offer is a premium of 108 percent to CDI’s closing stock price on Friday.

The news sent the stock shooting up in the range of $16.40 to $16.52 a share in morning trading, with more than 2 million shares changing hands by noon, compared with an average volume of 69,000 a day, over the past three months.

When the deal is completed, CDI will continue to run its operations in Madison and Novato, California as a consolidated subsidiary of Fujifilm. CDI had 155 employees at the end of 2014.

The deal, which is expected to close during the second quarter, has been approved by the boards of both companies.

“CDI has become a leader in the development and manufacture of fully functioning human cells in industrial quantities to precise specifications,”Robert J. Palay, Chairman and CEO of CDI, said in the release. “CDI and Fujifilm share a common strategic vision for achieving leadership in the field of regenerative medicine. The combination of CDI’s technology with Fujifilm’s technologies, know-how, and resources brings us ever closer to realizing the promise of discovering better, safer medicines and developing new cell therapies based on iPSCs.”

CDI was founded in 2004 and listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange in July 2013. The company had global revenues of $16.7 million in the year ended Dec. 31, 2014.

Fujifilm has successfully transformed its business structure for growth by expanding from traditional photographic film to other priority business fields. Positioning the healthcare business as one of its key growth areas, Fujifilm is seeking to cover “prevention, diagnosis, and treatment” comprehensively.

CDI’s technology platform enables the production of high-quality fully functioning human cells, including induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs), on an industrial scale. Customers use CDI’s products, among other purposes, for drug discovery and screening, to test the safety and efficacy of their small molecule and biological drug candidates, for stem cell banking, and in the research and development of cellular therapeutics. CDI’s proprietary iCell product catalogue encompasses 12 different iPSC based cell types, including iCell Cardomyocytes, iCell Hepatocytes, and iCell Neurons. During 2014 CDI sold to 18 of 20 top biopharmaceutical companies.

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Center of Regenerative Orthopedics in South Florida Now Offering Stem Cell Therapy to Help Avoid Hip and Knee …

March 30th, 2015 by ldgjqzujtpq No comments »

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The top stem cell therapy practice in South Florida, Center of Regenerative Orthopedics, is now offering procedures to help patients avoid the need for hip and knee replacement. The procedures are partially covered by insurance and are offered by a highly skilled, Board Certified Orthopedic doctor in an outpatient setting. Call (954) 399-6945 for more information and scheduling.

Stem cell procedures for joint arthritis and pain are now mainstream and represent a cutting edge option for patients. Most nonoperative joint treatments do not actually alter the course of the disease, rather, simply act as a proverbial bandaid for relief. Stem cells, on the other hand, have the capacity to actually repair and regenerate damaged tissue such as cartilage, tendon and ligament.

Degenerative and rheumatoid arthritis affects tens of millions of Americans. Stem cell procedures have been showing excellent results for pain relief and functional improvements in small studies. By having the procedures partially covered by insurance, it makes them convenient for the general public to obtain the cutting edge option.

Joint replacement should be considered a last resort option for treatment. While typically successful, there are potential complications and they are not meant to last forever. In addition, there is minimal downtime after the stem cell procedures. Joint replacements take months to recover from afterwards.

Center of Regenerative Orthopedics is located in Pompano Beach, and sees patients throughout South Florida as well as from all over the United States. Call (954) 399-6945 to schedule with the top stem cell clinic in South Florida.

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Arizona Pain Stem Cell Institute Now Offering Stem Cell Therapy to Help Patients Avoid Hip and Knee Replacement

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Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) March 30, 2015

Arizona Pain Specialists, are now offering stem cell therapy to help patients avoid hip and knee replacement. The outpatient treatments at Arizona Pain Stem Cell Institute have been exceptionally effective and are administered by Board Certified pain doctors at ten locations Valleywide. Call (602) 507-6550 for more information and scheduling.

Over the past few years, stem cell therapy for hip and knee arthritis has become mainstream. The treatment involves either bone marrow derived or amniotic derived stem cells, neither of which involve fetal tissue. The previous ethical concerns over fetal tissue and embryonic stem cells are not an issue with these treatments, as neither are involved.

The stem cell procedures are outpatient and exceptionally low risk. The stem cells, growth factors, and additional proteins in the treatments are essential for the regeneration and repair of damaged soft tissues such as tendons, ligaments and arthritic cartilage.

Although hip and knee replacement have shown exceptionally good resuts, they are not risk free procedures. They are also not meant to last forever and should be avoided until absolutely necessary.

The procedures are available throughout the Valley with Arizona Pain Specialists highly skilled, Board Certified pain management doctors in Phoenix, Scottsdale, Mesa, East Valley and West Valley. Simply call (602) 507-6550. Research studies are available as well.

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Wyoming Stem Cell Therapy (Dr. Todd Beckstead, MD, FACS) – Video

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