VIVA LAVIV! – WHEN ONLY YOUR CELLS WILL DO
A new category of facial rejuvenation procedures that is attracting a lot of attention among dermatologists and plastic surgeons involves the use of human tissues. For anyone who balks at the idea of foreign substances, this expanding category includes harvesting your own fat cells, plasma rich fibrin matrix (PRFM or PRP) that is made with your own blood, and human fibroblasts from your own skin cells. Enter laVivâ„¢ (azficel-T) mylaviv.com.
The laViv technology was formerly known as Isolagen, which had a somewhat checkered past in other parts of the world, particularly in the U.K.. However, the new laViv was approved by the US FDA for aesthetic use, which the old Isolagen never w
CELL SOCIETY – The Future of Stem Cell Therapies
GET ACCESS TO THE FUTURE OF ADULT STEM CELLS AND REGENERATIVE MEDICINE
BY WENDY LEWIS
Regenerative medicine is one of the most exciting and fastest growing life science sectors and generates its fair share of investment as well as controversy. Adult stem cells hold great promise to cure myriad medical conditions. Stem cells have been used clinically for the past 40 years to treat diseases as varied as multiple sclerosis, Parkinsonâ€™s disease, heart attacks, diabetes, blood disorders, and certain cancers.Â Stem cells are also being studied to grow entirely new limbs, organs, teeth, bone and other human tissues. The simple fact is that it is