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stem cell research, Dalal Akoury MD, AWAREmed

Dalal Akoury, MD: Regeneration with Stem Cells

  Stem cell research has made great strides in regenerative medicine as well as rejuvenation practices to regulate the natural healing process in response to injury and degenerative changes. One area which stem cell research is making progress is PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) which acts as a potent tissue growth stimulant, amplifying the natural process of tissue repair and healing. PRP induces the production of new collagen, bone and cartilage cells at the site of the injection, rebuilding the joint cartilage and strengthening injured ligaments and tendons. Moreover, doctors are increasingly using PRP in sports medicine for the treatment of chronic tendon conditions, but also for acute muscle injuries. Because PRP is produced from your own blood, there is no concern for rejection or disease transmission. During in-office PRP procedure, a patient’s own blood is drawn, spun and enriched to isolate platelets and stem cells. These spun platelets are up to five fold more concentrated than in normal blood. The doctor then identifies the proper location for the injection. When PRP is injected it stimulates the tendon or ligament causing a …

Your Health is Wealth with Dr. Akoury: Benefits of Stem Cell Technology, Now is the Time to Bank!

Your Health is Wealth with Dr. Akoury Monday-Wednesday-Friday at 12:30pm on WFXB FOX TV Special guest: Vin Singh of Next Healthcare, Inc. What do we really know about stem cell technology? What is truth and what is rumor? This show sets out to explain exactly what stem cell technology can do for our future and why it’s important to bank your own stem cells while your body is in a healthy state. Although in the United States doctors are not yet approved for using stem cells, other countries are reporting amazing advances in its technology. Now is the time for everyone to become aware and educated properly about stem cell harvesting, banking and what the future will bring in medicine. What is an adult stem cell and where is it found? A stem cell is a type of cell found in the blood, tissues, organs and bone marrow of your body. They are known as the body’s “raw materials”. Stem cells are unique because they can renew themselves or differentiate (develop) into other types of cells …