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Old 11-28-2004, 11:52 PM #24 (permalink)
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No I'm sorry it is for ALS or I think they call it Motor Neuron Disease over there. If it is successful I am sure others will attempt to use it for other uses such as spinal cord injuries and other wasting diseases. It will take time though. This trial is expected to take 6 months and if it works they will try it on a larger group. I would not expect to see it widely used for a few years yet. Have you heard of the Doctor in China using embryonic stem cells to treat spinal cord injuries?
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