Could Baby Teeth Stem Cells Save Your Child?

To parents, it might sound like the best kind of health insurance -- a personal bank of stem cells, obtained from a baby tooth, that would be available for the taking should their child develop a life-threatening illness years down the road. The catch: The therapies that would use these stem cells have not yet been developed. Stem cell experts say such advances are years or decades away -- if they ever come to pass. And considering the cost of extracting and storing these stem cells -- an...Full Story
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