Stem cell treatment is one of the new methods that is attracting attention in the medical industry in Japan. Our bodies are inherently equipped with a “natural recovery” function – self-repair or regeneration, replacement of damaged cells and tissues. Taking on this role in the body are stem cells. Stem cells are the name given to a type of cell that has the ability to differentiate into many important cells that help form tissues and organs in the body.
Stem cell therapy at Mirai Care is performed for 4 main diseases: Stroke, Dementia, Atherosclerosis, and Skin Aging.

1. Treatment of stroke

Brain stroke comes from many causes such as cerebral infarction, cerebral hemorrhage, cerebral ischemia. This disease often leaves many sequelae such as paralysis/impaired motor function, emotional disorders/depression, cognitive impairment, and many other serious sequelae.
In stroke treatment, stem cells are expected to have effects such as: finding and moving to damaged tissues (homing feature); promotes important processes such as repairing blood vessel damage/forming new blood vessels, reducing inflammation, restoring damaged nerve cells, helping to regenerate a new nerve network, thereby helping recovery damaged tissues and restore brain functions. With multi-layered effects, stem cells are expected to improve stroke sequelae.

2. Treatment of Dementia (Cognitive Impairment)

Cognitive impairment is manifested through disturbances in functions of the brain’s “cognitive control area” such as memory ability, behavioral control ability, attention ability, language ability, and cognitive ability. know space. A person is diagnosed with dementia when cognitive decline is progressing, causing chronic decline or loss of the body’s inherent functions, causing the patient to have difficulty in living as well as living. as in social communication.
In many dementia patients, brain organization often shows widespread changes in neural organization. This is one of the diseases that currently has no thorough treatment.
Stem cells in dementia treatment are expected to have the following features: self-finding and migration to damaged tissues (homing feature), promoting the processes of regenerating new neural networks, thereby helps improve cognitive functions.

3. Treatment of Atherosclerosis

Cerebral stroke or myocardial infarction and many other diseases that cause sudden death are believed to start from atherosclerosis. Besides age, bad living habits are also a major cause of atherosclerosis, which is why this disease is also called “life habit disease”.
Stem cell therapy is believed to be a treatment method that meets all the theoretical bases for treating atherosclerosis, helping to supplement traditional single treatment methods that only have limited effectiveness. Stem cell treatment brings hope for improving chronic inflammation in blood vessels, improving arterial fibrosis, thereby helping to prevent progression to related dangerous diseases.

4. Treatment of skin aging

Skin aging is caused by endogenous risk factors such as hormones, and exogenous factors such as ultraviolet rays and chemical substances. Many studies have proven that in aging skin, or in diabetic patients, the collagen fibers under the skin become glycated and lose their elasticity. From there, wrinkles on the skin become deeper and many other signs of skin aging appear.
Adipose-derived mesenchymal stem cells (ADSCs) exist in subcutaneous adipose tissue. They have the ability to differentiate into many important cell types of the body. In addition, cytokines secreted from stem cells play an important role in promoting collagen production and activating and promoting the activity of many other cell types. These multi-layered effects of stem cells help improve and prevent signs of aging such as wrinkles, melasma, loose/sagging skin, pitted scars, etc.
Stem cell treatment in skin aging is performed by injecting cultured stem cells directly into the skin (Mesotherapy injection method) with the purpose of improving skin aging manifestations.