October 24, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

health

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What might be some natural stem cell boosts? How might we all increase the number or helpful activities of our own stem cells? If possible isn’t that a better, simpler, & safer idea than getting a transplant of stem cells? Think of it as preventative medicine via stem cells. Note that this post was updated in May 2020. It’s not a sure thing by any means. And, yeah, it is not as simple as asking for a free or super boost in your Jamba …Read More

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Is Vitamin D a miracle drug or a disappointment like almost all other vitamins? Just recently there was a piece saying that Vitamin D may reduce pain. Today there was another news article saying Vitamin D may protect men against more aggressive prostate cancer. You name the condition and Vitamin D is claimed to help with it. More generally, vitamins and supplements together are the products of an ever-growing, multi-billion dollar industry that escapes federal regulation to an astonishing degree. As a scientist I am …Read More