Thursday, December 06, 2007

"Scientists cure mice with sickle cell"

Wow, this sounds like incredibly good news.
WASHINGTON - Scientists have the first evidence that those "reprogrammed stem cells" that made headlines last month really have the potential to treat disease: They used skin from the tails of sick mice to cure the rodents of sickle cell anemia.

Let's hope this pans out and leads to much more.

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