Medicine On The Cutting Edge – Charles Glassman MD
About This Show
There’s lots of information, good information, out there about improving your health. Yet when we look at treating cancer, heart disease, aging and other debilitating diseases, most of us think we’re looking 15, 20 years – or more — into the future. Not so. Incredible things are happening, new treatments and procedures have already been developed by some of the best researchers in this country, and more is on the way. Amazing things are happening right now in medicine. Just because they’re not on the mainstream doctor’s radar doesn’t mean they don’t exist. Join Dr. Charles Glassman, MD as he introduces you to Medicine on the Cutting Edge. Your life may literally never be the same.
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Medicine On The Cutting Edge – Cutting Edge Stem Cell Products from an Innovative Company
Mar 18 12
Are there stem cell (http://www.stemcells.com/view/0/index.html)products available now to treat patients? Absolutely! C. Randal Mills, Ph.D. is President and Chief Executive Officer of Osiris Therapeutics (http://www.osiris.com/). Osiris has several cutting edge products currently used for clinical applications. Their Ovation product is being used primarily in the orthopedic area for enhanced healing of bone injuries; however, some doctors are now successfully using it for joint arthritis and cartilage injury. A topical version of this product, called Grafix, is being utilized to treat difficult to heal wounds and burns. Another stem cell product, called Prochymal, has literally saved hundreds of children suffering Graft vs. Host (http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001309.htm)disease as a result of bone marrow transplant.