Umbilical Cord Stem Cells Eased RDEB Symptoms

Umbilical Cord Stem Cells Eased RDEB Symptoms

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Umbilical Cord Stem Cells Eased RDEB Symptoms

When injected into the bloodstream, mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) — cells that can grow into different cell types and have potent regeneration properties — can temporarily reduce pain, skin itching and blistering, and improve the quality of life of children and adults with recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (RDEB). Despite those promising findings from a Phase 1/2a clinical trial, investigators in South Korea said that larger studies will be needed to define the optimal doses and frequency…

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