Stem Cell Therapy Potentially Effective in Crohn’s Disease, but Concerns Remain, Review Finds

Stem Cell Therapy Potentially Effective in Crohn’s Disease, but Concerns Remain, Review Finds
Stem cell therapy was found to be potentially effective and a possible alternative treatment for patients with refractory active Crohn’s disease, according to a meta–analysis review study. Toxicity remains the most significant barrier to systemic stem cell therapy in patients with Crohn’s, researchers found. The study, “Systematic review with meta-analysis: the efficacy and safety of stem

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3 comments

  1. shane hurdman says:

    Aloha, My son is 16 years old. He was diagosed when he was 9 years old. He has not been in remission since his original diagosis. He’s tried Prednisone, Humara, Stelara, with no luck. I’m very couriuous about stem cell treatment for crohn’s

  2. Sam Wilkins says:

    I didn’t realize that stem cell therapy could help with Crohn’s disease. My great-uncle has been diagnosed with that recently. Maybe he should look into stem cell therapy.

  3. Katy says:

    I’m curious to know the diet of the patients who received the transplant and showed no improvement. Did they have a Standard American diet, full of additives and unhealthy fats? Diet is a huge component in reducing inflammation, especially with AI issues. That should be tracked with such studies.

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