Myths About Regenerative Medicine

Myths About Regenerative Medicine

Scientists have obtained revolutionary results in regenerative medicine, a relatively new field with a huge potential. It is believed that over the next years, regenerative medicine will solve at least a quarter of currently unresolved medical problems.

However, regenerative medicine and especially stem cells have also generated a number of myths, due to their novelty and unique properties. Despite the confusion created around them, stem cells have quickly become a real trend.

Denver stem cell therapyMyth #1 – Stem cells can treat any disease

False. While they can treat up to 80 lethal illnesses, according to scientists’ experiments, stem cells are not capable of curing any disease. Researchers continue to study the effectiveness of these cells for many therapeutic purposes, currently analyzing it for heart disorders, diabetes and other chronic diseases.

Myth #2 – Stem cells “expire” after 18 years of storage

False. This myth began to circulate because in the contract concluded with the stem cell bank, it was stipulated that the storage period is 18 years. This does not mean that, with the expiration of the contractual term, stem cells can no longer be used.

There are many other myths related to stem cell therapy and the stem cell therapy Denver specialists that patients see can be there to help dispel these myths and teach them about realistic expectations of stem cell therapy.