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Stem cell transplants repair heroin related brain damage in rodents.

To add to the growing body of evidence that stem cell research can be a boon to medicine and to our aging population, an article published today in Technology Review reports that "By injecting stem cells directly into the brain, scientists have successfully reversed neural birth defects in mice whose mothers were given heroin during pregnancy. Even though most of the transplanted cells did not survive, they induced the… Continue

Added by holysinecure on January 7, 2009 at 11:04am — 1 Comment

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