Thursday, 24 October 2013

Inhaled Stem Cells Might Replace Lost Neurons - See InsideIntranasal stem cell therapy may one day treat brain disordersBy Caitlin ShureImage: Jim KoppMany diseases of the central nervous system involve the death of neurons—so, theoretically, the replacement of dead cells should improve symptoms of degenerative disorders such as Parkinson's, Huntington's, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and Alzheimer's, as well as stroke and brain tumors. Stem cell therapy may do just that even though evidence of its effectiveness is mixed.

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