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Stem Cells Breakthrough

Stem Cells Breakthrough Stem cells have already been used to treat many conditions. However Stem cell research has raised ethical concerns as stem cells are extracted from 4 or 5 day old embryos which can lead to their destruction. A few years ago techniques were developed to change an adult stem cell back to a usable state by genetically modifying with DNA. But adult stem cells using this method can only be used in certain situations and their use is limited. […]

Stem Cell Therapies

Stem Cell Therapies Although a great deal of research is being carried out on stem cell therapies many countries have put a ban on treating people using stem cells. People that are interested in having this form of treatment are therefore forced to go abroad to places where there are no restrictions. One such place is China. China appears to be at the forefront of stem cell therapies and research. Stem cells have been used to treat conditions such as […]