Science & Technology
New stem cell treatment could cure blindness
November 23, 2009 | 2 comments
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Trials could soon begin of a controversial new treatment using stem cells to treat a form of incurable blindness, if a license is granted the science team behind the research could begin human trials as early as next year.
People suffering from a form of incurable blindness could soon become the first patients in the world to benefit from a new and controversial transplant operation using stem cells derived from spare human embryos left over from IVF treatment.
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