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Birth defects reversed through stem cell research

Posted on Wednesday, 31 December, 2008 | Comment icon 1 comment


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"Scientists at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have succeeded in reversing brain birth defects in animal models, using stem cells to replace defective brain cells."

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Comment icon #1 Posted by The Old Medic on 1 January, 2009, 19:46
Yes, the POTENTIAL is there to treat many things with Stem Cells. Note that word, P O T E N T I A L. And isn't it wonderful that scientists have discovered that they can get Stem Cells from human skin, that are just as good as those from embryos? So, they no longer have to encourage abortions in order to harvest stem cells.




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