I stumbled accross an article online today which aimed to provide some scientific research regarding the unbelievable benefits of the placenta. They have run studies testing the efficacy of placenta stem cells to treat multiple sclerosis, peripheral artery disease, inflammatory bowel disease, and for stroke recovery. Seems the placenta could possibly one of the world’s most valuable resources. That does not surprise me one bit.
“An Israeli biotechnology firm is betting that stem cells harvested from human placentas can help treat a host of diseases–and strengthen muscles in the process.
An Israeli biotechnology firm is harvesting stem cells from human placentas that appear to successfully treat multiple sclerosis, diabetes, alcoholism, and even sports-related injuries. Pluristem Therapeutics processes stem cells obtained from donors’ placentas into a variety of ready-to-use medications, which is more than just cool science–it’s also an indication of where biotech will be headed over the next decade.”
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