Stem cell therapy for dogs

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Stem cell therapies that could one day lead to a cure for diabetes percolate in the hobbled back legs of an 11-year-old yellow Labrador named Daisy Mae Doodle.

Because the purebred with the graying muzzle could no longer jump on a bed, Susan Holoff paid about $3,500 for a procedure that may one day be tucked into a revolution changing treatment for everything from heart problems to herniated disks.

Today, stem cell treatments are more available to pets than to people.

Read the full article here: Stem Cell Therapy For Dogs Unleashing Hope, Angst

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