Stem Cell Therapy Takes Arthritis Treatment Into the Future
April 9, 2013
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Doctors at Emory University in the US are testing a new stem cell therapy for people with severe arthritis. They hope that by harvesting stem cells from a patient, the potent cells will regenerate and repair areas damaged by arthritis. Ben Gruber reports.
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Reuters - Business Video Online (July 29, 2014) Pfizer, the world's largest drug maker, cut full-year revenue forecasts because generics could cut into sales of its anti-arthritis drug, Celebrex. Fred Katayama reports.
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