Wednesday, September 28, 2005

"Umblical Cord Stem Cells Key to Curing Diseases" -- Detroit Free Press

Newborn donors give gift of life
Umbilical cord stem cells key to curing diseases

Nice headlines to see in the MSM, right? The truths about medical treatments using adult stem cells continue to squeeze through the ESCR-dominated coverage and find the light of day. Here's a nifty example from Patricia Anstett in The Detroit Free Press.

Thanks for the alert to this story go to Stem-Cell-Blog.

FYI -- Details on the Stem Cell Therapeutic and Research Act of 2005 (H.R. 2520), already passed by the House and now looking for a Senate vote can be found at the Coalition of Responsible Cord Blood Donation site. Basically, the proposed legislation would authorize a national system for cord blood banking and transplantation as well as appropriating some federal funds to increase the national inventory of cord blood units.