Stem Cells for the Treatment of Stroke Recovery
What stem cells can do today
opens doorways to even more, tomorrow…
According to the American Heart Association, “stroke is the leading cause of serious, long-term disability in the United States.” The group’s Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics, 2012 Update also reports that each year about 795,000 people experience a stroke. On average that means every 40 seconds someone in the U.S. will have a stroke…
Fortunately there is promising research on the benefits of stem cell therapies for stroke victims. More than 100 studies have been reported by the National Institutes of Health, a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Some therapies would facilitate or improve the recovery and rehabilitation after a stroke. Other research focuses on the ability to repair damage done during a stroke.
Especially since women are more likely than men to suffer a stroke, the potential benefits of preserving stem cells from your menstrual blood have never been more promising.
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