Wednesday, April 24, 2013

New Brain Cells? Yet Another Adult Stem Cell Breakthrough.

When will the politicians, academicians and foundations get hip to the
fact that it's adult stem cells and not embryonic stem cells that provide the best hope for radical improvements in health care?

While ESCR experiments continue to produce a lot of politically-correct jargon but no substantial medical progress at all, adult stem cells are not only providing remarkable advances in theory, they are being used in hundreds of applications that are saving lives right now.

Here's news on the latest development; namely, the discovery of an antibody "that can turn stem cells from a patient's bone marrow directly into brain cells, a potential breakthrough in the treatment of neurological diseases and injuries."