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Orphan drug for type 1 diabetes stem cell therapy

October 26, 2022 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

An orphan drug designation for a stem cell therapy (Prochymal; Osiris Therapeutics Inc.) in patients with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes mellitus has recently been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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Innovating Ways to Cure Diabetes

January 4, 2022 Category :Diabetes Research| Healthy Advocacy 3

According to the International Diabetes Federation, the number of people diagnosed with diabetes has increased from 30 million to 246 million over the past two decades. In the Philippines, the Department of Health says that there are currently eight million diabetics, with 500 newly diagnosed everyday. » Continue Reading

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Stem Cell Therapy for Diabetics

May 1, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Stem cell Therapy generally refers to any treatment strategy in which new adult stem cells are introduced or injected into a damaged or impaired tissue, which will initiate the regeneration or reproduction of new cells that will replace infected or damaged cells resulting to treatment. This fundamentally rests on the ability of stem cells to self-renew and replace the damaged tissues in the body, with marginal risk of rejection or negative side effects. Stem cell therapy is widely accepted to be effective for bone marrow transplantation and is commonly used for skin rejuvenation. Thus, stem cell therapy is more renowned for aesthetic treatment to counter the signs of aging like wrinkles and other skin damages. In the case of bone marrow transplants, the stem cells used normally come from the patient themselves or from human donors. There are some instances when animal cells are used.

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