Stem cells fix stroke-related damage in rats, study shows

02/19/2008 | Yahoo!

U.S. scientists were able to fix stroke-related brain damage in rats by transplanting brain cells derived from human embryonic stem cells. The neural stem cells grew into neurons and other types of brain cells in the rats without causing tumors, resulting in restored limb function. They hope to test the technique in stroke patients within five years.

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