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Clinical Trials Outside the United States

Although research utilizing stem cells is still nascent, the cumulative research endeavors around the world will eventually lead to new treatments for a variety of diseases. Stem cell research is any form of research that focuses on the regenerative abilities of stem cells as possible therapeutic interventions for a wide array of diseases. The research of most interest surrounds possible treatments for chronic and debilitating diseases that have for so long evaded the scope of medical therapies, such as diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular disease, diseases of the nervous system, and osteoarthritis. In this day and age, these diseases are manageable but lack an outright cure. Stem cell research is so vital because many of the illnesses that are being targeted are so prevalent around the world.

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