MediNewsDigest: According to this study from the Int J Clin Exp Med. posted in Pubmed , transplantation from bone marrow and umbilical cord mesenchymal stem cells has been widely tested with encouraging results in clinical trials of :
- neurological, and
- immunological disease , including refractory cases of
- systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)
- We are adding to the list studies with other types of bone marrow stem cells
The figure below has been extracted from the stem cell wikipedia entry
Caution from the study: “…. there are [only] 79 registered clinical trial sites for evaluating mesenchymal stem cells (MSC)therapy throughout the world, it is still a long way to go before using these cells as a routinely applied therapy in clinics..”
Bottom Line: Bone marrow and umbilical stem cell therapy is moving along….