Stem Cell Treatment in India

29 year old Shareef Ebrahim Danish can never fail to remember 7th April, 2009, when he met with a car accident and broke his Spinal Cord and was paralyzed from below the waist with complete numbness. Little did he know that he would land up in India for Stem Cell Treatment and from there on would start treading on his road to complete recovery? Yes, that was and is still possible because of this breakthrough, Stem Cell Therapy. Stem Cell treatment has a competence to cure multitude of universally rampant diseases ranging from the ordinary, harmless and non-serious to serious, lethal and life-threatening. It has become one of the most stimulating areas of medicine, encircling all areas of current medical science.

What are Stem Cells?

These are the cells found in all the multicellular organisms and are capable of self renewal, excessive division and segregation into several other types of specific cells. These are different from all other cells in the sense that they are capable of renewing themselves even after a long interval and secondly, under certain conditions, they can become tissue or organ specific.

Various diseases treated with Stem Cell Therapy in India

Stem Cells are now used to treat a lot of diseases and conditions, few of which are:

??? Diabetes??? Heart Damage??? Spinal Cord Injury??? Arthritis??? Cirrhosis??? Ageing??? Alzheimer’s??? Cancer??? Cerebral Palsy (CP)??? Autism

Why Stem Cell Therapy from India?

India has a distinct chance to whoosh ahead of other nations in stem cell therapy because:

??? Government of India and the Department of Biotechnology has allocated more than Rs. 300 crores in the last few years towards basic and applied research in stem cell technology.

??? As opposed to other nations, in India, a patient doesn’t have to wait for months to get an appointment.

??? A lot of leading business houses are investing big time on stem cell tourism, taking care of all the health and travel needs of a patient with even allied service assistance (visa, interpreters, phone etc.)

Success rate of Stem Cell Therapy in India

The quantifiable results of stem cell therapy depend on a range of aspects, for instance the disease being treated, stage of the disease, age of the patient and the period between the commencement of the illness and the treatment. In a number of conditions such as muscular dystrophy there are outstanding clinical results with more than 90{62753bda712f8726ff506772054b8eb8cc86c22a15ff97c29e4cab436a2dfc3b} of the patients showing a satisfactory clinical improvement. Alternatively in the diseases like motor neuron abnormality, merely 20{62753bda712f8726ff506772054b8eb8cc86c22a15ff97c29e4cab436a2dfc3b} of the patients show a reasonable end result. It is also being observed that children react a great deal to this therapy than older people By and large hit rate in most set ups across the world as well as in India ranges between 60-80{62753bda712f8726ff506772054b8eb8cc86c22a15ff97c29e4cab436a2dfc3b} .