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Stem Cells

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Ohio Catholic Diocese Discourages ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

A Catholic diocese in Ohio is discouraging its schools from participating in the ice bucket challenge to benefit the ALS Association, citing its funding of research involving embryonic stem cells.

08/21/2014

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Experiment Tests Stem Cell Technique Using Material From Pigs

Nick Clark’s lower left leg was badly damaged in a skiing accident nearly 10 years ago.

04/30/2014

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Stem Cells Being Used To Treat Knee, Joint Pain

After injuries from gymnastics and dance when she was younger, Linda Morning-Starpoole was having terrible knee pain.

02/19/2014

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New Stem Cell Procedure Gives Hope To Pain Sufferers

PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) Stem cells have been used to treat cancer patients, multiple scleroses, and other conditions. Now, a local practice, Rehabilitation and Pain Specialists, is now bringing to the Pittsburgh area a non-surgical adult stem cell procedure to treat pain in patients.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/21/2014

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Sisters’ Stem Cells Donated In Hopes Of Helping Other Children

Hayley Mogul, 13, and her 9-year-old sister, Bari, have rare genetic mutations that can’t be cured. But their conditions have improved during a two-month stay at the Children’s Institute in Squirrel Hill.

12/26/2013

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Local Vet Seeing Benefits Of Stem Cell Treatment

The debate has raged for years about stem cells, but Butler County Veterinarian Mike Hutchinson is completely sold on their effectiveness.

03/18/2013

Austin’s Cupcake Fund

A Butler County boy who is battling a serious disease has made a generous donation.

07/13/2012

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Boy Raises Money For Short Gut Syndrome Research, Treatment

A Butler County boy who is battling a serious disease has made a generous donation. The 6-year-old and his family have been raising money, and today they presented a big check at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.

07/13/2012

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Researchers Testing Stem Cells As Treatment For Stroke Recovery

Injecting stem cells into the brain of someone who has had a stroke is a hot button issue. Is it safe? Can it be done? That’s what researchers at the University of Pittsburgh are trying to find out.

06/04/2012

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Local Veterinarian Takes Stem Cell Work Around The Globe

There is an old saying that, “It’s hard to keep a good man down.” In this case, it’s hard to keep a good man home. A local veterinarian has been traveling the world teaching other vets about his work with stem cells.

04/02/2012

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