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Adipocyte (Fat) derived Stem Cells, ADSC

What is ADSC? Short for Adipocyte Derived Stem Cells , simply put stem cells from body fat, it is now possible to get stem cells just by extracting your body fat through a simple procedure called Lipo aspiration or even after liposuction.  The technique has been available for several years now but due to it's technical difficulties in processing the fat to extract the stem cells, it's development in clinical practice was a little slow. In fact our centre had at one point the manual mini lab to conduct this processing called the multi station but then the process was so tedious and lengthy ( min 8hrs to complete), plus there was not much interest in stem cell then, we gave it up.  I then went to Korea to learn about the processing using a fully automated machine called the Unistation which was able to process and get all the stem cells ready in 2hours.  The clinic we went to conducts all its lipotransfer with cell enriched fat. A demonstration on facial lipo filling with stem ce

Menopause - bio identical supplementation

Menopause  This is the time in a woman's life when her ovaries cease to produce an egg every 4weeks and therefore menstruation ceases so the woman can no longer become pregnant. Menopause is confirmed after 12monrhs without a period. Types of Menopause  Late Menopause - when menopause happens after the age of 55yrs. Peri menopause - this is the 5-10yesr period prior to Menopause. Hormonal changes associated with menopause commences then. Some symptoms may occur during this period even though the woman may still be menstruating. Premature Menopause - this is when menopause occurs before the age of 40. Approximately 5% of women experience this.   What is Oestrogen? Oestrogen is the name given to a class of hormones. There are 3 types of eostrogen produced by women : pest room (E1) , exist radios (E2), and Oestrone (E3). Oestradiol is the most potent. It is also spelt as estrogen. What is Progesterone? Progesterone is a naturally occurring hormone inborn men and women. It is essential