Stem cell treatment helps people with MS, Phase 1 clinical trial

Stem cell treatment improved neurological symptoms of 75% of people with multiple sclerosis in a Phase 1 clinical trial, say researchers in the USA. Results were so encouraging that they prompted the team, at Tisch MS Research Center of New York, to start a Phase 2 trial. This is to allow them to assess further the safety … Continue reading Stem cell treatment helps people with MS, Phase 1 clinical trial

Cambridge scientist ‘on verge of curing multiple sclerosis’

A researcher from Cambridge University, UK, has made a discovery which could lead to a cure for multiple sclerosis. What's more, she says it can tackle other diseases too. Dr Su Metcalfe was working at the university's department of surgery when she made her big breakthrough. "I was looking to see what controls the immune … Continue reading Cambridge scientist ‘on verge of curing multiple sclerosis’

New clinic in Mexico to open to treat chronic diseases – but including a very different stem cell treatment

There is a second clinic being set up in Mexico that claims it is going to be offering various treatments, including stem cell therapy, at a fraction of the price of Clinic Ruiz. It is important to realise, though, that the new clinic’s stem cell treatment is not HSCT. Treatment at the new clinic will … Continue reading New clinic in Mexico to open to treat chronic diseases – but including a very different stem cell treatment

Gwen Higgs, HSCT for MS advocate, ‘This is Your Life’ (part two)

Gwen Higgs underwent HSCT in Moscow in 2014. Today, she is a committed advocate for the use of stem cell therapy to treat all types of multiple sclerosis. She is a voluntary admin on many HSCT Facebook groups and is always ready with words of encouragement and reassurance. This is part two of Gwen’s story, … Continue reading Gwen Higgs, HSCT for MS advocate, ‘This is Your Life’ (part two)

Gwen Higgs, HSCT for MS advocate, ‘This is Your Life’ (part one)

There can be no doubt that Gwen Higgs is a remarkable woman who has fought MS, has undergone HSCT and is today a voluntary advocate for that treatment, including being an admin of several Facebook pages on the subject. She is always there with answers to questions and kind words of reassurance when needed. Today is … Continue reading Gwen Higgs, HSCT for MS advocate, ‘This is Your Life’ (part one)