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Stem cells are a rapidly emerging form of medical treatment. Learn more about stem cell research and stem cell treatment in this highly informative infographic.

Stem cells are a rapidly emerging form of medical treatment. Learn more about stem cell research and stem cell treatment in this highly informative infographic.

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WHAT CAN STEM CELLS DO? You may have heard of stem cells before, but there is a lot of mystery about what they actually … do. Why is this such a promising new field? Sources: Bone marrow transplant: http://www.cancer.net/navigating-cancer-care/how-cancer-treated/bone-marrowstem-cell-transplantation/what-stem-cellbone-marrow-transplantation http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003009.htm Gene Expression: http://www.nature.com/scitable

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Stem cell research. Cultures of stem cells growing in petri dishes. Stem cells are pluripotent, they are able to differentiate into any of the cell types of the body. Source: sciencephoto.com

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Stem cells being made from blood

A patient's own blood has been used to make personalised stem cells, which doctors hope will eventually be used to treat a range of diseases.

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Clinical trials using adult stem cells to treat MS (video)

Clinical trials using adult stem cells to treat MS -Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center and Case Western Reserve University-Pinned by SOS Inc. Resources @sostherapy.

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New stem cell gel applied to site of injury 'can regenerate broken spinal cord nerves to an astonishing degree'

New stem cell gel applied to site of injury 'can regenerate broken spinal cord nerves to an astonishing degree' Gel made by embedding neural stem cells in a mixture of blood clotting protein and growth chemicals

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