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Adult Stem Cells May Treat Back Pain


And those advances keep coming in from all directions: The BBC is reporting that within three years or so, a patient's own adult stem cells may be able to relieve back pain caused by damage to intervertebral discs (IVDs, a common cause of debilitating low back pain. Bone marrow, don't you know. But don't tell the Alliance for Medical Research. It claims that adult stem cells from bone marrow are only good for blood disorders.


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