Stem-Cell Therapy for Pets

Lee-St. John, Jeninne
August 2008
Time International (South Pacific Edition);8/11/2008, Issue 31, p46
The article describes veterinary stem-cell therapy. The therapy, promoted by Vet-Stem Inc., transplants fat-derived stem cells. Conditions treated by the therapy are described, including arthritis, hip dysplasia, and tendon injuries. The article also mentions that most animals show improvement after receiving treatment, and that Vet-Stem is researching the possibility of using the technology on humans.


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