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protein
30-01-2009, 12:48:06
wow, these things are amazing. having known some people who went on to die from MS, this is fantastic news. (for those with healthcare)

MS stem-cell treatment 'success'


Nerve cells in MS MS causes damage to nerve cells Stem-cell transplants may control and even reverse multiple sclerosis symptoms if done early enough, a small study has suggested.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/7858559.stm

MOBIUS
30-01-2009, 12:54:56
Neat. One of the first things Obama did was make testing stem cells legal again in the US.

Funko
30-01-2009, 13:01:03
Promising news.

MDA
30-01-2009, 15:33:25
I never really thought of a self-transplant of bone marrow as stem cell research. Was that part of Bush's ban?

Funko
30-01-2009, 15:49:10
I think his ban was on creation of any new lines of foetal stem cells, I don't think adult stem cell research was affected.

MoSe
30-01-2009, 16:25:51
Originally posted by MOBIUS
make testing stem cells legal again

so, research is no more stemmed, now