Stem Cells

"Stem Cell Treatment," or "Stem Cell Therapy," is now a hot topic among medical professionals and also scientific professionals. It has been widely used and debated about for decades. Doctors have consecutively succeed in applying it as a cure, as well as aiding in preventing - many diseases. Dealing with aesthetic, stem cells are used for rejuvenation, anti-aging and skin restoration purposes as well!

What are stem cells?

According to National Institutes of Health (NIH), under the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, stem cells are undifferentiated biological cells having special attribute to develop into many different cell types in the body during early life and growth - in order to remain a stem cell or become another type of cell with a more specialized function.

Stem cells can develop into many different cell types in the body.

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How many types of stem cells are there?

The research of Plant Stem Cell Extract for Longevity of Skin and Hair, claimed that there are two main types of stem cells:

1. Embryonic Stem Cells 

Embryonic Stem Cells are derived from an embryo that is developed from eggs fertilized in vitro. They are capable to differentiate into all cell types of the body that is different from regular cells which are able to reproduce more of its own kind of cell. 

2. Adult Stem Cells 

Adult Stem Cells are undifferentiated cells that are discovered among differentiated cells in a tissue or organ. They can develop into a limited number of cell types. Adult stem cells play critical role to maintain and repair tissues.

What is stem cell therapy?

Stem cell therapy is a kind of specifically technical treatment, using new and healthy cells to replace the old cells that are damaged by the diseases. The stem cells are extracted differently from specific organs and then they are injected into the organ that is destroyed from diseases, in order to replace the damaged cells. Scientists believe that newly extracted stem cells, have the potential to make organs function better.