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Sat Nov 15 09:27:31 EST 1997
WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT THIS NEWS?
*** Scientists in breakthrough to replace brain cells
British scientists have discovered a method of replacing damaged
brain cells which could offer hope to millions of sufferers of
neurological disorders such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases.
Scientists in London found that rats which suffered brain damage from
simulated heart attacks recovered completely if they were injected
with embryonic brain cells from mice. The implanted brain cells,
called neuroepithelial stem cells or NESCs, found their way to the
damaged brain cells and took over their functions. For the full text
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