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‘I can walk again after years in a wheelchair’: Father with MS stands up within DAYS of having stem cell therapy in Mexico

  • Eric Thomson's MS had deteriorated until he couldn't walk or dress himself
  • His family raised nearly £40,000 to send him to Mexico for stem cell therapy
  • Days after treatment, ge was able to rise from his wheelchair and walk
  • Says he is living proof therapy - which is being trialled in UK - works    
By MADLEN DAVIES FOR MAILONLINE PUBLISHED: 08:03 EST, 25 July 2016 | UPDATED: 18:22 EST, 25 July 2016
Eric Thomson was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis four years ago and confined to a wheelchair. But he is now able to walk again after stem cell therapy
Eric Thomson was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis four years ago and confined to a wheelchair. But he is now able to walk again after stem cell therapy
After slowly succumbing to multiple sclerosis, Eric Thomson...

Patients Freeze Stem Cells from Own Wisdom Teeth

Anticipating Future Illness, Patients Freeze Stem Cells from Own Wisdom Teeth CBS Exclusive - The World Of Stem Cell Therapy CBS46 News ATLANTA (CBS46) - The procedure was like any other at the office of Dr. Andrew Aiken, with one major exception: when the oral surgeon finished pulling four wisdom teeth from the mouth of 19-year-old Reed Dobbs, the teeth weren't thrown away. They were placed in a storage box, to be shipped to a secure facility and frozen for decades to come. "I'd never even heard about this technology until Dr. Aiken told me about it," said Dobbs. "The technology is great, and I'm just really excited about it." The stem cells contained within his wisdom teeth could help cure a number of diseases the Georgia State University student might...

California Passes Proposition 71, Making Stem Cell Research a Constitutional Right

A father and his son helped pass Proposition 71, which made cell research a constitutional right. Now, there's a book highlighting the stories of people's battles and struggles. By Wayne Freedman Tuesday, October 13, 2015 05:51PM FREMONT, Calif. (KGO) -- There is a new book about to hit store shelves about stem cell research. The subject might seem a bit dry to the uninitiated, but that's likely to change when you meet the men behind it. Don Reed works in an office that would be small for most closets. "I don't know, maybe six foot by eight and yes I would like to change the world," he said. A world that changed when his son Roman's world did back in 1994. "In one second I went from being able to...

NFL Legend Bart Starr Walking Again After Stem Cell Treatment

 Brent Schrotenboer, USA TODAY Sports10:15 p.m. EDT July 22, 2015 (Photo: David J. Phillip, AP) Bart Starr had quite a meal Tuesday morning in Alabama — three pancakes and an omelet with three eggs and cheese. It was made by his wife Cherry, his bride of 61 years. And it didn’t take him long to eat it. “He fed himself the entire breakfast,” Cherry Starr said. “It was great.” It was another small but significant moment for Starr, the legendary former Green Bay Packers quarterback. Before he underwent an experimental stem cell treatment in June, Starr, 81, could barely walk or feed himself. His condition had deteriorated after suffering a heart attack, two strokes and a four seizures in September. But now he can walk and eat unaided, seemingly sparked back to...