Adult Stem Cells (ASCs), by definition, are unspecialised, or undifferentiated cells, that not only retain their ability to divide mitotically while still maintaining their undifferentiated state but also, given the right conditions, have the ability to differentiate into different types of cells including cells of different germ-origin – an ability referred to as transdifferentiation or plasticity. In vitro, the conditions under which transdifferentiation occurs can be brought about by modifying the culture medium in which the cells are cultured. In vivo, the same changes are seen when the ASCs are transplanted into a tissue environment different to their own tissue-of origin. Though the exact mechanism of this trans-differentiation of ASCs is still under debate, this ability of ASCs along with their ability to self-renew is of great interest in the field of Regenerative Medicine as a therapeutic tool which is able to regenerate and replace dying, damaged or diseased tissue.
Clinically, however, there are a few criteria that ASCs need to fulfil before they can be viewed as a viable option in Regenerative Medicine. These are as follows:3
ASCs Require Activation for Full Functionality
The observations stated above confirm that ASCs, though large in number within the body, lie dormant and that they require activation to come into full functionality for more successful implantation into the host tissue and to begin self-renewal by cell division and formation of other cell types by differentiation and transdifferentiation. This is also in line with the theory that ASCs are called into action only when the tissues within which they reside are dying, damaged or diseased. Preliminary testing indicates that the use of specific frequencies of monochromatic light (LED Technology), along with exposure to specific, targeted sound frequencies, has revealed significant results.
Future research areas which have shown promising results in our initial case studies are Spinal Cord Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Multiple Sclerosis, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Osteoarthritis, Emphysema, Stroke, Heart Failure and others.
Anti-ageing and ASC
The results obtained from rejuvenation therapies using ASC, alongside resonance therapies which ensure that their effects are maintained, show the promised of recovered youthfulness. This effect involves not only cosmetic rejuvenation effects, but enables the body to regenerate itself internally. The results show increases in energy, better memory, better sleep, improved digestion, stronger muscles, better reflexes, along with reduced emotional and psychiatric disorders.
Preventative medicine lies within reach of Everyman, as does regenerative medicine. The key are ASCs.