New wave of medicine series: What are stem cells?

By Krista Driscoll

Editor’s note: This is the first article in a series about regenerative therapies. The intention of this series is to inform medical consumers about current and future choices when looking at potentially undergoing a stem cell treatment and to provide a coherent explanation of what we know and are trying to understand about this new wave of medicine.Stem cells have collected attention in the realm of public perception and in the medical community over the years because of their capability to transform the way we treat a variety of diseases, injuries and chronic pain. However, much is still unknown about …

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