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UK Brain Stem Cell Trial To Move Forward
2011-09-01 07:55:01

  The first-of-its-kind clinical trial to inject stem cells into the brains of people disabled from stroke has been cleared to move on to the next phase after the treatment was found to pose no significant safety concerns in the first three patients in the study. Researchers at Glasgow´s Southern General Hospital have concluded that the treatment has had no adverse effect on the patients. Professor Keith Muir of Glasgow University told BBC News that he was pleased with the...

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2009-01-19 07:50:00

Patients left disabled by stroke may receive help through the outcome of a pioneering clinical trial to assess if stem cell therapy can make a difference in the condition. British biotechnology company, ReNeuron Group Plc, said on Sunday it had received approval from the UK Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency to commence the clinical trial using fetal stem cells. The company is hailing the announcement as a victory, since it has failed to win approval for similar tests from...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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