Postings in the category Diabetes & Organs

Stem Cells from Fat Tissue Help in the Treatment of Crohn’s Disease

Study confirms the effectiveness and safety of the treatment of fistulas with stem cells from fat Vienna (2016-11-22) — An increasing number of people are suffering from Crohn’s disease, a chronic inflammatory bowel disease. The intestinal distress is especially onerous for those affected who are plagued by watery diarrhea, fever, painful abscesses, and fistulas on […]

Kira Grünberger: Are Stem Cells Also Helping in Paraplegia?

The tragic case of Kira Grünberger, an Austrian athlete who got paralyzed after an accident, went through all media. With much courage and optimism she copes with her fate. Recently I met her at the Women of the Year Awards 2015 gala where she received the well-deserved award from Uschi Fellner-Pöttler. I used the opportunity […]

How Are the Stem Cells Used for Many Therapies Obtained?

A patient asks regarding therapies with stem cells: I am interested in a stem cell treatment. Can you please tell me how the stem cells are obtained? Stem cells needed for our treatments are isolated from the patient’s own fat. At the beginning of the desired treatment it is therefore necessary to do a liposuction, […]

Which Stem Cell Therapies Are Allowed Within the EU?

A patient asks about therapies with stem cells: I have heard from the media that not all of the theoretically possible types of stem cell therapies are allowed or permitted in Germany, is that right? Yes, this information is correct. Within the EU – and therewith also in Germany – there are only treatments allowed […]

Conceiving a Child with Yourself by Using Stem Cells?

Scientists recently have generated human Primordial Germ Cells (PGCs) out of stem cells. Thereby what has been just possible in mice is put in reach for humans: Implanting PGCs, from which egg or sperm cells can develop. Thus in future men with men, women with women, or both with themselves could conceive a child. In […]

Stem Cell Banking: Precaution for the Future

Our body fat contains so-called stem cells whose regenerative potential is currently investigated in many studies worldwide. Regenerative stem cell therapies have the potential to regenerate weakened tissues and organs and could be used in the treatment of many diseases which are caused by weakness of organs and tissues in the future. Stem cell therapy […]

Fibromyalgia, Adrenal Fatigue, Osteoporosis

A patient tells about her health condition: I have chronic adrenal fatigue, fibromyalgia, hypothyroidism, osteoarthritis and osteoporosis plus a host of other autoimmune system disorders. Is there anything you can do? She will probably profit both from hormonal regeneration with bioidentical hormones (BHRT) and stem cell therapy with stem cells obtained from her own fat […]

Empty Nose Syndrome (ENS): Can Stem Cells Help?

A patient mails me this: Dear doctors, I would like to know what kind of treatment you offer for the empty nose syndrome (ENS). From what I seemed to understand, you used stem cells isolated from body fat through liposuction, which was later to be injected in the turbinate. My answer was: Empty Nose Syndrome […]

Can Colitis Ulcerosa Lead to Hair Loss?

A patient mails me: I was diagnosed with an ulcerative colitis, they tried every treatment they had to stop the inflammation but none of them worked so they had to remove my entire intestine. Since then I started to lose some hair. So my conclusion is the hair loss I’m experiencing is due from all […]

Adrenal Fatigue Treatment with Stem Cells and PRP

A patient asks me about therapy of adrenal fatigue with stem cells and platelet-rich plasma (PRP): If your practice is willing to provide stem cell treatment for adrenal fatigue, can you explain how long the procedure takes and how painful it is? Will I be under local or general anesthesia? Do you extract HGH/PRP from […]