Wednesday, December 01, 2004

Stem Cells: Adult Stem Cells Doing Real Work

I have blogged from time to time on the issue of adult stem cells, and I share a concern with many that their viability is being deliberately overlooked. The recent headlines about stem cells being used to actually treat conditions, however, relate to adult stem cell, not fetal stem cell, research. bLogicus has a nice set of links.

Thanks to Dory at Wittenberg Gate for the link.

One quote from the AFP article:

Additionally, umbilical cord blood stem cells trigger little immune response in the recipient as embryonic stem cells have a tendency to form tumors when injected into animals or human beings.

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