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Stem Cells

Sue Broom catches up on progress in stem cell research, talks to the leading scientists and finds out if stem cell science is coming out of the labs and into the clinical setting.

Sue Broom catches up on progress in stem cell research. She talks to leading scientists in the field and finds out when treatments and cures from our own bodies could become a realistic prospect.

Stem cells have long held the promise to cure diseases such as heart disease, Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, sickle cell anaemia and type 1 diabetes, as well as repair damaged tissue from injury such as spinal cord damage. But are they ready to be tried in humans?

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Mon 29 Jun 2009 21:00

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