Tag Archives: Stem

Expert: Turkey beats West in stem cell treatment

Turkey provides cutting-edge medical services, including stem cell transplants, to millions – including the refugees it hosts – said a Turkish professor of hematology. Fevzi Altuntaş told Anadolu Agency (AA) that Turkey emulated developed countries in the West in its drive to offer patients high-end medical services. Altuntaş, founder of Turkish cord blood and bone… Read More »

Transplanting stem cells from donors' eyes could 'cure blindness'

Transplanting stem cells from donors’ eyes could ‘cure blindness’ after a world first study saw patients improve their vision in just 18 months Study of 16 people with limbal stem cell deficiency – severely reduces vision Transplant improved vision, reduced pain and lessened light sensitivity Although early days, the ‘promising’ study shows ‘potential for stem… Read More »