On the road: Clinical trials with stem cell extended to non-hematologic disease

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Increasing evidence in scientific journals declares that stem cell can be used in human medicine for therapeutic purposes. We reviewed the lated literature on clinical trials conducted with stem cells. The main information was offered by
http://www.ClinicalTrials.gov. These clinical trials cover almost all human diseases, from hematologic diseases to non-hematologic diseases including Interventional trials and observational trials. In conclusion, at present, the clinical trials with stem cells have been extending to almost all human diseases. Optimal medicinal effect reported in some non-hematologic diseases is pushing the advance of stem cells therapy

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Yu, J. and Yu, Y. (2013) On the road: Clinical trials with stem cell extended to non-hematologic disease. Advances in Bioscience and Biotechnology, 4, 222-226. doi: 10.4236/abb.2013.42031.

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