When the patient’s own stem cells are injected into a damaged joint, they appear to transform into chondrocytes, the cells that go on to produce fresh cartilage. They also seem to amplify the body’s own natural repair efforts by accelerating healing, reducing inflammation, and preventing scarring and loss of function.

Stem Cells: Alternative to Knee Replacement? – Health News – ABC News Radio

See, I knew this was going to happen.

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Making a list…

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