Stem cells used to increase bone strength

Feb 19, 2012 Full story: The Daily Democrat

A research team led by UC Davis Health System scientists has developed a novel technique to enhance bone growth by using a molecule which, when injected into the bloodstream, directs the body's stem cells to travel to the surface of bones.

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Carlos Romano

New York, NY

#1 Feb 29, 2012
Truthfully, stem cell research is still a grey area for me. While it supposedly does help a lot of people cope with various illnesses, one is left to wonder if it can do what researchers actually think it can do. I know that I wouldn't want to risk my Fosamax lawsuit over experimental research that might not work.

Clarks Summit, PA

#2 Mar 1, 2012
How safe and effective is stem cell therapy? Can it possibly cure fosamax and femur fracture?Were there already experimental tests conducted?
Mesiah K

Flushing, NY

#3 Sep 21, 2012
This is great news. Thank you for sharing this. If stem cell research proves to be viable in the near future I hope this provides a capable alternative for osteoporosis treatment.

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