Slow-Healing Bones May Get Boost From Drug, University of Rochester Medical Center Study

Published: Apr 14, 2009

Newswise — Rarely will physicians use the word “miraculous” when discussing patient recoveries. But that’s the very phrase orthopaedic physicians and scientists are using in upstate New York to describe their emerging stem cell research that could have a profound impact on the treatment of bone injuries. Results from preliminary work being released today, patients confined to wheelchairs were able to walk or live independently again because their broken bones finally healed.

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