Stem Cells

Stimulating Stem Cells to Grow New Muscle -- It Works!

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists implanted thin sheets of scaffolding-like material from pigs into a few young men with disabling leg injuries — and say the experimental treatment coaxed the men's own stem cells to regrow new muscle.

Personalized Medicine Using Patients' Genetics

What is Personalized Medicine?

Personalized medicine can mean many things. For some, it could be the differene of a doctor prescribing one type of antibiotic versus another, based on allergies or drug interactions.

Fair enough, but in modern medicine, that seems like it should be a given, rather than a service above and beyond basic health care. Shouldn't we as patients expect good customer service?

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