UT is studying canine, equine stem-cell use

University of Tennessee veterinarians have been offering stem-cell therapy for horses and dogs for several years, and anecdotal evidence indicates the therapy is successful. Now, the university will research exactly what process is occurring when stem cells are harvested and then re-injected into a patient. Scientists there hypothesize that even if the stem cells don't generate new tissue, they still exert healing effects.

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