Stem Cell Treatment: Choosing a Qualified Specialist

Your choice for regenerative medicine and stem cell treatment has the potential to change your life. Stem cell therapy can improve your quality of life by offering relief to patients suffering from chronic pain, difficult to heal injuries, and certain chronic conditions. However, all procedures have some risk, even under the safest conditions. You have to consider what can potentially go wrong and use that information to help you pick the most qualified clinic and physician.

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STEM CELL TRANSPLANTATION: STAY YOUNG & HEALTHY!

Dr. Leslie Mesen and the Stem Cells Transplant Institute were recently featured in Wellness Magazine, Austria’s biggest premium health magazine. The article “Stem Cell Transplantation: Stay Young & Healthy” was made available to readers in May while the printed article will be available in the June issue. For the benefit of our English and Spanish speaking readers, below is the translated article.

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New Research Shows Stem Cell Therapy May Help Women with Primary Ovarian Insufficiency

Primary ovarian insufficiency (POI), also called premature ovarian failure, occurs when your ovaries stop functioning normally before the age of 40. When the ovaries stop functioning normally they no longer produce sufficient amounts of estrogen and will not store and release eggs regularly. Frequently women with POI are diagnosed with premature menopause but they are not the same thing. Women with primary ovarian insufficiency will continue to have irregular periods for years and may become pregnant, although infertility is one of the symptoms of POI. Women with premature menopause stop having periods and do not have the ability to become pregnant.

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Our position regarding the alert given to Costa Rican population about stem cell treatment by the Costa Rican College of Physicians and Surgeons

A series of reports have recently appeared in electronic, national, and international media sources, citing a warning by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Costa Rica, about abuses that may be taking place in our country by unscrupulous clinics using stem cells. According to news sources, some of these clinics are offering “miracle therapies” to patients, without any clinical or scientific data to support the therapies. 

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Myth vs Fact: Explaining the controversy of stem cell therapy

Engage in a discussion about stem cell therapy and you could find yourself in an emotionally charged situation. Stem cell therapy might be the most controversial topic in medicine today, but the controversy spreads beyond medicine and crosses into political and religious beliefs. Much of the contention is the result of incorrect and misleading information due to personal bias; this has slowed and, in some cases, stopped the critical research necessary to advance this field of medicine.

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Leslie Mesen, MD is named the International Society of Stem Cells Application (ISSCA) Director for Central America and the Caribbean

The International Society for Stem Cell Application (ISSCA) promotes excellence in the field of Regenerative and Stem Cell Medicine. In more than 25 countries, the organization partners with academic centers and medical schools and assists members with education, publications and certifications.  As a leader in the field of regenerative medicine, the ISSCA named Dr. Leslie Mesen, Director for Central America and the Caribbean. In his new role, Dr. Mesen will help the ISSCA to be:

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Start the new year looking and feeling younger!

Stem cells can slow or reverse the signs of aging, by regenerating and repairing tissue and organs damaged by stress and environmental toxins, improving immune function and reducing inflammation. The Stem Cells Transplant Institute, in Costa Rica, uses adipose derived stem cells to treat the signs and symptoms of aging.

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Stem cells vs Opioids to Treat Back Pain

Medical research has shown stem cells have enormous potential to keep us healthy and aid in healing. Millions of back pain sufferers can finally find pain relief with stem cell treatment. A local injection of stem cells could become the crucial tool for eliminating the use of opioids, the standard of care that is currently killing thousands of patients.

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Extending Life with Stem Cells?

Stem Cell Implants Make Fresh Neurons in the Brain

Researchers and scientists have slowed down the aging process by using stem cells; stem cells may offer us a new way to combat age-related diseases and extend the human lifespan.

The Stem Cells Transplant Institute in Costa Rica wants to keep our patients informed by sharing with you the latest news and advances in regenerative medicine. This article will review how scientists are using stem cells to extend and improve life.

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Regenerative Medicine

What does the future hold? Are advances moving slowly?
Regenerative medicine consists of the use of stem cells to fix structures in the body that do not function properly due to an injury or disease.

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FDA Unapproved Stem-Cell Clinics in the U.S.A

On August 28, The National Public Radio and The New York Times, published a very interesting article that we at the Stem Cells Transplant Institute want to make you aware of. The FDA announced a crackdown on stem-cell clinics in the United States that are offering an “unapproved and potentially dangerous” treatment.

A very valuable aspect of the Stem Cell Institute in Costa Rica, is we provide only legally approved therapies. The lack of approval and regulation on stem cell treatments in the USA can lead to fraudulent and unsafe practices. The Stem Cells Transplant Institute provides treatments that have data showing positive results and great promise for the eventual approval by the FDA.

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Stem Cells Therapy in Costa Rica

Stem cells are the body’s raw material cells from which all other cells with specialized functions are generated. Stem Cells are widely used around the world to treat many diseases. What makes stem cell treatment in Costa different from treatment in other places?

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Costa Rica Stem Cells Services: Myths and Truths

Are therapies offered by US professionals superior?

Stem cell therapies are one of the largest segments of the regenerative medicine market. This rapidly growing sector offers a number of opportunities to physicians who specialize in this field to move away from traditional treatments. The Stem Cells Transplant Institute in Costa Rica offers high-quality stem cell therapies for diseases such as; Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer´s disease, diabetes, osteoarthritis, knee injury, osteoporosis, myocardial infarction, multiple sclerosis, COPD, anti-aging, lupus, and more. Our clinic offers patients many advantages compared to the competition worldwide such as; price, expertise, and accessibility.

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Stem Cell Treatment: Costa Rica vs Panama

We have received several inquiries about the stem cell clinic that was previously in Costa Rica, but moved to Panama, and is now known as the Stem Cell Institute of Panama. People were curious about the circumstances surrounding their move, and how the stem cell treatment at our clinic differ in terms of procedures, price, and efficacy?

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Stem Cells Treatment in Costa Rica One of the best health care in the world 2017

An article published on January 5, 2017, by the Consumer News and Business Channel (CNBC), an American news channel, confirms that Costa Rica is one of the four countries with the best health care in the World. The article was originally published by International Living, a worldwide program created to share experiences, languages, and customs with those from different countries, with the goals of broadening horizons and advancing peace.

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Restoring sight with Stem Cells…a light at the end of the tunnel.

Stem Cells Treatment

Restoring sight with Stem Cells…a light at the end of the tunnel.

 

Retinal degeneration represents a group of blinding diseases that are increasingly impacting the health and well being of patients all over the world. Many people in the United States will suffer from vision loss or blindness due to the age-related macular degeneration, the most common cause of irreversible vision loss and blindness in older adults.
Sight gradually worsens as the nuclear layer of light-sensitive photoreceptor cells in the eyes is degraded. Macular Degeneration is a progressive ocular disease of the part of the retina, called the macula, which enables people to visualize faces, read and drive. The disease initially causes distortion in central vision, and eventually leads to legal blindness.

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