First Hints That Stem Cells Can Help Patients Get Better

First Hints That Stem Cells Can Help Patients Get Better

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ebryonic stem cells -PublicLibraryofScience-CClicTwo women losing their sight to progressive forms of blindness may have regained some vision while participating in an experiment testing a treatment made from human embryonic stem cells, researchers reported today.

The report marks the first time that scientists have produced direct evidence that human embryonic stem cells may have helped a patient. The cells had only previously been tested in the laboratory or in animals.

“For these patients, the impact is enormous.”

(READ the story from NPR News)

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