$125 million granted for regenerative medicine research!

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 ...


Age makes no difference! Your cells are still good!

Despite the natural human aging process, the prevalence and functional activity of stem cells are highly preserved. For years we have been stating "Age makes no difference" - We have published a small study confirming this. In April 2017, a larger study has been released that confirms the ste...


Cost-effectiveness analysis of arthroscopic surgery

Cost-effectiveness analysis of arthroscopic surgery compared with non-operative management for osteoarthritis of the knee First published: 12 Jan 2016 Objective To determine the cost-effectiveness of arthroscopic surgery in addition to non-operative treatments compared with non-operative t...


Dr Bright provides free stem cell treatment to Australian cricket legend

A few months ago Dr Bright provided Stem Cell Treatment to Geoff Lawson free of charge. Geoff who is a renowned Australian fast bowler was showing signs of osteoarthritis and having troubles standing and being active for long periods of time. The story of Mr Lawson’s treatment was aired on A...


GPs are using corticosteroid injections at the same rate as they did 15 years ago

A review shows GPs are using corticosteroid injections at the same rate as they did 15 years ago. BEACH data for 1000 GPs from 2000 to 2015 indicate tennis elbow is a common problem, with a similar number of presentations (242,000 a year) as hip and knee osteoarthritis in primary care. Te...


HAVE YOUR SAY: TGA STEM CELL THERAPY REGULATION

Have you read the latest Discussion on TGA? Recently you may have heard about the TGA being involved with a discussion on the regulation of autologous stem cell therapies. Macquarie Stem Cells want to encourage you to become involved in the discussion and have your say. A discussion paper has ar...


High risk of revision surgery in younger joint replacement patients

Middle-aged people contemplating joint replacement for their arthritis should be warned of a high risk  — as much as one in three — of needing revision surgery within the decade, say UK researchers. Their large, retrospective study of nearly 120,000 people undergoing hip or knee arthropla...


MAN WITH SEVERED SPINAL CORD WALKS AGAIN AFTER NOSE CELLS ARE USED TO REPAIR SPINE

A Bulgarian man is believed to be the first person in history to make a recovery from being paralyzed from the waist down due to a spinal injury. The revolutionary procedure, which was British-funded, saw Polish surgeons use nerve-supporting cells from the nose of the patient, which were used to...


Maximum human lifespan could far exceed 115 years – new research

Maximum human lifespan could far exceed 115 years – new research   "Stem cell brain implants could 'slow ageing and extend life', study shows"   Researchers hope to launch human trials as breakthrough shows hypothalamus controls ageing, with treated mice remaining fitter and li...


No risk of cancer from stem cell therapy - Test run confirmation

No Risk of Cancer from Stem Cell Therapy - A Test Run Confirmation - 2016. Therapeutic stem cells can be made without introducing genetic changes that could later lead to cancer, a study in PLOS Genetics has found. The discovery, made by researchers at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Instit...


Old Age - Stem cells may be the key to staying strong

Old Age - Stem cells may be the key to staying strong Published: Thursday 8 June 2017 University of Rochester Medical Center researchers have discovered that loss of muscle stem cells is the main driving force behind muscle decline in old age in mice. Their finding challenges the current pr...


SMART cells that make cartilage and release anti-inflammatory factors to replace drugs

SMART cells that make cartilage and release anti-inflammatory factors to replace drugs   The clever study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis generated stem cells that not only specialize into cartilage tissue that could help repair arthritic joints but the cells ...


Would YOU choose to live forever?

During trials on mice, the team found that the drug directly repaired DNA damage caused by radiation exposure or old age. By: Harry Petitt - 24th of March 2017 'The cells of the old mice were indistinguishable from the young mice after just one week of treatment,' said lead author Professor Da...