After undergoing conventional therapy for MS for several years, Fort Worth police sergeant Preston Walker learned about a new treatment for autoimmune disorders. Researchers were utilizing adult stem cells derived from cord blood at The Institute of Cellular Medicine in Costa Rica. Walker inquired about the potential of the treatment for multiple sclerosis. He knew that if the treatment worked, the potential benefits for multiple sclerosis patients could be limitless. Listen in to hear how he became one of the first MS recipients of this treatment.
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In This Episode, You’ll Learn
- About Preston’s initial diagnosis of MS in 2001
- How he was researching treatments in China but decided to go to Costa Rica instead
- How he eventually became one of the first MS Stem Cell Therapy patients to undergo a new treatment in 2008
- About his participation in over a dozen, 150 mile (!) bike tours to promote MS awareness and to raise money
- How he has been able to stay on the job as a Police Officer in Fort Worth despite his condition
The Onwards Medical Breakthrough
Leukemia drug found to stimulate immunity against many cancer types
“A class of drug currently being used to treat leukemia has the unexpected side-effect of boosting immune responses against many different cancers, reports a new study led by scientists at UCL (University College London) and the Babraham Institute, Cambridge. The new study, published in Nature, provides the first evidence that such drugs can significantly restrict tumor growth and spread and reduce the chances of relapse for a broad range of cancers.”
You can learn more about this discovery at this link.