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Stem cell 'living bandage' for knee injuries trialed in humans
 

Stem cell 'living bandage' for knee injuries trialed in humans

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A ‘living bandage’ made from stem cells, which could revolutionize the treatment and prognosis of a common sporting knee injury, has been trialed in humans for the first time.
 
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25 Dec 2016 - General
 
Tahira Nawaz
Stem cells have tremendous promise to help us understand and treat a range of diseases, injuries and other health-related conditions. Their potential is evident in the use of blood stem cells to treat diseases of the blood, a therapy that has saved the lives of thousands of children with leukemia; and can be seen in the use of stem cells for tissue grafts to treat diseases or injury to the bone,...
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