Stem cell therapy

Australia is quickly becoming a world leader in stem cell research and innovation, particularly for degenerative conditions including arthritis.

But what are stem cells, are they safe and what do you need to know about the various treatments available?

Recently the Australian Therapeutic Guidelines Administration released a quick guide for consumers outlining stem cell treatments and regulations. The Australia Rheumatology Association also has a position statement regarding stem cell therapies for arthritis, both are worth a read.

https://www.tga.gov.au/…/stem-cell-treatments-and-regulatio…

https://rheumatology.org.au/…/ARA%20Position%20Statement%20…