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April 26, 2014
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A recent journal article in Clinical Immunology highlights progress made in better understanding the potential for two basic types of adult stem cells: hematopoetic, which mature into blood cells, and mesenchymal, which mature into skin, bone, and cartilage cells. It is important to note that neither of these stem cells are considered embryonic, because they are derived after birth, usually from adults.
Lupus nephritis, which can damage and scar the kidneys, is one of the most common and serious complications of lupus.
As a multitalented entertainer and successful television personality and entrepreneur, Nick Cannon has a lot on his plate. The 32-year old husband and father of two, who battles with lupus nephritis (kidney disease), took on another role: lupus awareness advocate.