Adult stem cells show potential in diabetes wounds

03/13/2013 | Journal (Dublin, Ireland), The

Using adult stem cells to treat diabetic foot wounds has "generated some very promising findings," according to researchers at the National University of Ireland, Galway, in a study published in Diabetes. Scientists found that mesenchymal stem cells, when used with a biomaterial made from collagen, could boost wound healing and help prevent amputations.

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