Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Northwestern University Announces Hope for MS Patients Using Adult Stem Cells

Feb. 10, 2009

Treating MS Symptoms With Stem Cells

Promising Northwestern University Trial Uses Patient's Own Stem Cells To Treat Symptoms Of Multiple Sclerosis


(CBS) An estimated 400,000 Americans suffer from multiple sclerosis, but the findings of a new clinical trial shows promise in the fight to reverse symptoms of MS.

Researchers at Northwestern University conducted a trial using patients' own stem cells to treat symptoms of multiple sclerosis, reports Early Show correspondent Debbye Turner Bell, and although the study group was small -- only 21 patients participated in it -- the findings are a huge breakthrough in the fight against MS. Full article.

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