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Civic-Run Hospital in India Offers Stem Cell Therapy

The civic-run Lokmanya Tilak Municipal General Hospital inaugurated the state’s first Stem Cell Genetic Research Centre on Tuesday. “Of the eight patients to whom we have provided the stem cell treatment, six have shown positive results,” said Dr Prerna Badhe, stem cell consultant at the hospital. Sunderlal was one of those patients. Eight years after a spinal cord injury, Sunderlal was paralyzed completely. He found hope in the stem cell therapy and regained sensation in his lower limbs after the treatment. Like Sunderlal, there are 200 other patients waiting to undergo therapy at the hospital. The center is now equipped with both machinery and technical expertise to treat patients with spinal cord injury, brain injury, and many other neurological disorders. Stem cell therapy is a promising treatment to cure diabetes (especially type I) by rejuvenating pancreatic insulin. Stem cell therapy also shows promise to cure cardiac problems, Parkinson’s disease, eye injury, macular degenerat

The civic-run Lokmanya Tilak Municipal General Hospital inaugurated the state’s first Stem Cell Genetic Research Centre on Tuesday. “Of the eight patients to whom we have provided the stem cell treatment, six have shown positive results,” said Dr Prerna Badhe, stem cell consultant at the hospital. Sunderlal was one of those patients. Eight years after a spinal cord injury, Sunderlal was paralyzed completely. He found hope in the stem cell therapy and regained sensation in his lower limbs after the treatment. Like Sunderlal, there are 200 other patients waiting to undergo therapy at the hospital. The center is now equipped with both machinery and technical expertise to treat patients with spinal cord injury, brain injury, and many other neurological disorders. Stem cell therapy is a promising treatment to cure diabetes (especially type I) by rejuvenating pancreatic insulin.  Stem cell therapy also shows promise to cure cardiac problems, Parkinson’s disease, eye injury, macular degeneration and more.

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