The potential continuing Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and his party have announced a contribution of $125 million dollars towards regenerative medicine…
The stem cell therapy industry is forever growing. It relies on first world countries with advanced technology and the capability of advanced research and investigation to continue to push the envelope in terms of what stem cell therapy is capable of. While no miracles have been performed yet, and while they may not even be close, any contribution to this rapidly developing science is a wonderful investment in not only the Australian people, but also the quality of life of the world at large. Here at Macquarie Stem Cells we are passionate about life and all aspects of it, which is why we have dedicated our lives to improving the quality of life of those who need it most.
Is this your reaction: “$125 million on regenerative medicine? We should be spending it on something else!”
If that sounds like you then let’s take a look at the statistics… Dementia alone costs Australia approximately 4.9 billion per year, a number which has projected to grow above 5 billion in the coming 7 years. This projected increase is the same for a broad number of health conditions such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and even diabetes. This is determined to be because Australia has an aging population which means there are going to be more older people than young in the coming years. This puts forever increasing pressure on the health industry and government to support what’s in their best interests, which is bettering their quality of life through medicine and science.
Stem cell therapy is the most promising branch of science
In the recent years there have been hugely significant developments in the branch of stem cell therapy on a global scale. You may have heard that the first stem cell hamburger was made in a laboratory this year, meaning that ‘cultured beef’ could in fact be in our future. While this technology is still a long way off it is a perfect example of what stem cell therapy technology is capable of in terms of humanity’s existence and how drastically it could affect the world as a whole. There are also constant advances in experiments every day, drawing us closer and closer to the time when we can culture ‘artificial’ human organs for transplants.
While at the moment this may sound like science fiction, here at Macquarie Stem Cells we witness the capabilities of stem cell therapy on a daily basis.
The current capabilities of stem cell therapy
Here at Macquarie Stem Cells we utilise stem cell technology to improve a number of conditions that affect the functionality of the body. We have seen great success using stem cell therapy to treat osteoarthritis and joint pain, with some success also in treating:
- Neurological Conditions
- Cancer (potential use)
- Muscular Dystrophy
- Among many many more…
If you are interested in finding out more about the potential uses for stem cell therapy please take a look at our dedicated page where we go through each of these conditions individually.
To find out more about Macquarie Stem Cells in Sydney please do not hesitate to contact us.