Owing to the rapid progress in stem cell research and regenerative medicine, society’s expectation and interest in these fields are increasing. For effective communication on these issues, surveys for understanding the interests of stakeholders is essential. For this purpose, Japanese Society for Regenerative Medicine (JSRM) conducted a large‐scale survey with 2,160 public responses and 1,115 responses from the member of the JSRM.
Osgood-Schlatter disease is a common cause of knee pain in growing adolescents. It is an inflammation of the area just below the knee where the tendon from the kneecap (patellar tendon) attaches to the shinbone (tibia).
For patients living with arthritis pain, stem cell treatment may be a viable option, says physician Dr Ralph Bright.