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Gingrich vows to ban embryonic stem-cell research

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As former House speaker Newt Gingrich courts evangelical voters in advance of Tuesday’s Florida primary, he is drawing an increasingly hard line against the use of embryonic stem-cell research — a position that contrasts not only with that of former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney, but also with statements that Gingrich himself has made on the subject in the past.

Speaking at a Baptist church in Winter Park on Saturday, the former speaker received a standing ovation when he declared that embryonic stem-cell research amounts to “the use of science to desensitize society over the killing of babies.”

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Patient with Knee Stem Cells Doing Great after treatment

A patient who underwent therapy with knee stem cells one year ago, returned for followup with Dr. Dennis Lox, a Sports and Regenerative Medicine expert who practices in the Tampa Bay, Florida area.

Dr. Lox noted the patient had marked reduction in pain, self reported improvement in functional level (daily tasks that he could perform), and repeat x-rays showed signs of cartilage regrowth. In the academic world, metrics is important. Metrics refers to readily definable measurable improvements. Not self reports of improvements.

X-rays or MRI evidence of repair is a metric. Interestingly, in veterinary medicine the placebo response is not a
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USA – Successful Treatment of Cardiomyopathy with Stem Cells

An international team of physicians and scientists in Florida have discovered a way to treat cardiomyopathy (heart disease) with adult stem cells, including a rare metabolic condition otherwise requiring heart transplant.

Regenocyte Therapeutic is using stem cells extracted from patients’ blood to repair damaged heart muscle, regenerate tissue, and create new vessels to improve circulation. According to the organization’s director of Cardiology and Vascular Disease, Zannos G. Grekos, M.D., by applying specific growth factors to the patient’s stem cells  the team creates a new cell population which is educated to target the area of damage or deficiency when placed into
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Stem Cell Research Helps Colorado Man Recover From Congestive Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathy

Stem Cell Research and Therapy for Cardiomyopathy
Adult Stem Cell research has performed another miracle and it is fitting that it is a Reverend who has been helped this time for his dilated cardiomyopathy and congestive heart failure. Reverend Dan Jackson, of Colorado has reported that his ejection fraction has more than doubled after a […]

Adult Stem Cell Patients Continue to See Improvement Years After Treatment

Howie Lindeman was facing the loss of his career and Neim Malo wasn’t supposed to see 2011. They were each treated for heart disease years ago using their own stem cells to repair their damaged heart tissue. Several years following treatment, both men continue to see improvement in their condition and quality of life.

Howie Lindeman, 60, had a heart attack at 39 years old that severely damaged his heart. He went through several procedures including having stents placed in his arteries and his physicians were considering open heart surgery for a quintuple bypass. He was in constant pain and
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