Tuesday, February 3, 2009

New Adult Stem Cell Treatment “Turns the Tide” on MS Symptoms

(LifeSiteNews.com) – A team of researchers at Northwestern University School of Medicine in Chicago have developed a treatment for multiple sclerosis using stem cells taken from the patient’s own bone marrow. None of the 21 adults who participated in the trials have relapsed in the three years since starting the experiment. . . .

“All therapies to date ... have focused on slowing the progression of disease,” he said. But with the new treatment, he said, “This is the first time we have turned the tide on this disease. . . .”

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