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Non-embryonic stem cells used to use treat failing sight

1 September 2014


The condition which was treated affects millions of elderly people and can result in blindness

A Japanese woman is the first person to be successfully treated for age-related macular degeneration (AMD) with pluripotent cells taken from adult tissue samples.

The condition which was treated affects millions of elderly people and can result in blindness. A similar treatment is being developed which does involve the destruction of human embryos but is still being trialled. [New Scientist, 16 September]

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