Medical Milestone: Genetics Company Begins First Embryonic Stem-Cell Treatment on Patient

For years, scientists have held out the promise that embryonic stem cells could repair damaged spinal cords and cure other serious ailments. Scientists today got one step closer to making that promise a reality as they began an embryonic stem-cell treatment on a patient with spinal cord injuries. It is the first time a medical therapy has been used on a human in a government approved study. "This is the dawn of a new era in medical therapeutics. We are leaving behind the days of using...Full Story
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