The stem cell application on animals have encouraged the doctors to apply the technology in human being. Doctors might soon be able to regrow injured muscles, tendons and bones without invasive surgery, simply by injecting a person’s own stem cells into the site of an injury.
The National Institutes for Health Researchers, Maryland, are already growing human muscle, cartilage and spinal disks in vitro. The tissue isn’t mechanically sound yet, says lead researcher Rocky Tuan, but that will come with further work.
Source: Cancer focus