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Progencell Stem Cell Therapy Aides Doctor Diagnosed with Parkinsons

  1. Jul 27, 2010 #1
    When Dr. José Luis Salgado Ruiz was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease nearly six years ago, he thought his career and his future were over. Parkinson's Disease, also known as PD, is a neurodegenerative condition that affects the central nervous system. The condition causes tremors, slowed movement, as well as a decrease in motor skills, speech, and daily living skills and activities such as buttoning clothes, tying shoes, cooking, writing, and range of motion and mobility.

    No longer even able to hold a stethoscope, Dr. Salgado was forced to give up his medical practice. Traditional medications and therapies failed to alleviate his symptoms or improve his condition. "My condition started with a very small involuntary movement of my left index finger, but gradually worsened until the tremors involved my entire hand and arm," says Dr. Salgado. "Then, the tremors advanced to my legs. It was devastating."

    As his condition worsened, Dr. Salgado was willing to try anything to restore mobility and improve function to enhance his quality of life. Dr. Salgado contacted ProgenCell, a stem cell research and treatment facility located in Tijuana, Mexico. Recent research into stem cell technologies found that stem cell therapies have the ability to rejuvenate and replace damaged neural tissues and nerves, as well as improving necessary synapses between nerve endings responsible and required for fine motor movement and mobility.

    "At ProgenCell, we extract a bone marrow from the hip bone or tibia under local anesthesia, and then utilized our proprietary techniques to activate the stem cells to grow. The patient is infused with an IV (intravenous) procedure and also with a special injection in the lumbar area to deposit the solution into the spinal fluid that washes the brain," reports Dr. Hugo Navarrete, a specialist of neurology at ProgenCell.

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  3. Aug 22, 2010 #2
    My wife's family suffers from Parkinsons and they have done these type of treatments. They have been around a while in some form or another.

    First, they are treatments, and they are not cures and do not last very long. And second, when the symptoms come back, they always came back much worse.

    The problem with stem cell treatments is that they are treatements for most conditions and not cures. When you consider injuries where it is healing damaged cells, yes it is a cure. Otherwise it is just a continous transplant that will keep developing the disease from the body.

    There are ethical( relating to access of treatments ) and technical issues, but you get the gist of the real problem.
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