Adult Stem Cells In The News

Adult stem cells, which occur naturally in the body, are being used in a wide variety of medical and aesthetic procedures, both in the U.S. and abroad. Scientists say they could transform medicine, providing hope for millions of people suffering from:

  • Major physical trauma
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Multiple Sclerosis and other neurological disorders
  • Severe burns
  • Birth defects and numerous other disorders and conditions that will eventually benefit from stem cells

Unlike the controversial embryonic stem cells, adult stem cells are harvested from the patient’s own body — often from fat tissue, where they occur in abundance. Several recent articles on adult stem cells show a growing global movement towards increased research and use of these potentially lifesaving cells:


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