Neurologically impaired mice benefit from human stem cells

06/4/2008 | MSNBC

Some brain-impaired mice experienced fewer seizures and regained strength after receiving a one-time injection of human fetal stem cells known as glial stem cells, U.S. researchers reported Wednesday. The treatment could help treat incurable diseases, including cerebral palsy and Canavan's disease, in pediatric patients, the study's lead author said.

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