Mice study shows cord blood cells can help in stroke recovery

08/26/2010 | Sify.com (India)

U.S. researchers said treating oxygen-deprived rat brain cells, or astrocytes, with human umbilical cord-blood cells prevented cell death after an event similar to a stroke. "The cells may promote recovery following stroke by regulating inflammatory responses and providing support for neural cells, such as astrocytes," a researcher said.

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