Report: Stem cells hold promise of fountain of youth
Drs. Samadi, Siegel sound off
- Duration 3:08
- Date Jan 22, 2012
Drs. Samadi, Siegel sound off
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And -- -- -- house call and the doctors could the fountain of youth really -- reality.
A researchers at the university of Pittsburgh medical schools say may be.
Doctor Siegel that the -- it was a Florida.
-- -- I travel to Pittsburgh and I talked to these researchers and I want to first say that there's a lot of charlatans out there.
That are busy giving stem cells for nothing and that we have to stay away from that then there's a group of uses of stem cells for problems with leukemia and other type diseases that's current.
But this is the future of medicine here -- these researchers looked in mice which may never make it to humans but in mice.
That how it is that stem cells age when we -- and -- stem cells I mean immature cells are immature muscle cells as we age they age they also injected young immature cells in -- aging mice and found.
That they had less diseases that they lived a lot longer and they found that the cells are created a substance which had growth factors -- it.
Had an immune factors that they called it fact directs and this actually caused reactions around the body or decreasing and dementia improvement muscular function.
The substance went to places where the stem cells weren't.
So further research needs to be done it's still in -- but I found it very promise what what does this mean for the future and -- can they inject stem cells and to.
Humans at one point in reverse the aging process.
Just -- very excellent question I think while this this whole study these very intriguing coming from the center of Exxon has done a lot of research -- stem cell.
But it's a great collaboration with the molecular biology together.
We still have a long way to go this -- -- -- -- is more.
Questions and answers because we don't really know exactly what happens when you inject the stem cells inside the body this is still -- the -- level.
We have a long way to go until it becomes a human clinical practice number one number two.
The fact is that that mark is talking about is effective these stem cells can secret some hormones that can from far away do something to the other organs.
We need to find what that factories and maybe.
Maybe we would use that factor as anti aging not -- themselves self.
And final -- this is a muscular -- derived stem cell we -- to make sure that this is done.
Across the board with other sense those.
In not to genetically designed rat that's -- -- -- -- real old rapist who was it is so.
He answered your question this was a long answer but I will tell you that I want people to know.
That's stem cell right now is not ready for this fountain of youth if you see so these anti aging centers longevity centers.
That are doing acupuncture and spot and then -- have stem cell injections be very careful -- you do -- research about this I think in the future reviews has a bright.
Future it's going to be helping -- Chronic disease such as -- farmers Parkinson's disease diabetes and other things we have a long way to go to get there.
But excellent job in reporting and also there's the recession that that's what really counts as a rallying people against disease not wrinkle and that's what she says the top -- this is interest in the diseases of aging and how this factor -- may actually end -- helping them some day.
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