Cell based therapies: Regenerative therapy to treat Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, spinal cord injury, stroke, severe burns, heart disease, diabetes, osteoarthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis Stem cells in gene therapy Stem cells as vehicles after they have been genetically manipulated Stem cells in cancer Potential uses
according to the World Health Organization, traumatic brain injury (TBI) will surpass many diseases as the major cause of death and disability.It is estimated that 10 million people are affected annually by TBI, with the highest incidence among persons 15 to 24 years of age and 75 years and older. Since TBI may result in lifelong impairment of an individual's physical, cognitive, and psychosocial functioning, and given the absence of a cure, TBI is a disorder of major public health significance. Traumatic brain injury
Current therapies in neurotrauma aim particularly to prevent brain edema, raised intracranial pressure, ischemic damage and in bleedings. most of the mentioned therapies are associated with problems and are thought as a complementation of the existing therapies. Stem cell therapy aims not only for receiving brain tissue and functions but also for restoring of both. So, stem cell therapies may possess the most effective potential for neuronal and functional recovery.
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