A young man in our area is only the sixth person in the Western Hemisphere to be a part of a trial aimed at helping people who become paralyzed from injuries.
Now, with the introduction of bioengineering, doctors can have tissue made for their patients and veterinarians are having great success using nanotechnology in our pets.
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.
Nick Clark’s lower left leg was badly damaged in a skiing accident nearly 10 years ago.
After injuries from gymnastics and dance when she was younger, Linda Morning-Starpoole was having terrible knee pain.
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.
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.
The debate has raged for years about stem cells, but Butler County Veterinarian Mike Hutchinson is completely sold on their effectiveness.
A Butler County boy who is battling a serious disease has made a generous donation.
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.
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.
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.