In case you did not see it on the news recently, a new and simple treatment should soon be available to use for painful hips and knees which could end the need for replacement surgery.

Using embryonic stem cell injections the damaged joints could be rejuvenated. Sufferers of Osteoarthritis are likely to benefit first with this technique.

Using embryonic stem cells in medicine is still a bit controversial because the cells are taken from an embryo in its 1st days of its life. But researchers say that they are easier to work with and multiply more quickly than stem cells taken from an adult body.