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Stem cells curb chronic pain in mice, will it work for humans?

| May 25, 2012

Replacing dead or dysfunctional nerve cells with new, healthy ones derived from stem cells eases chronic pain in mice, a new study found.  Researchers from the University of California, San Francisco coaxed mouse embryonic stem cells into becoming mature nerve cells that could bridge gaps in the circuitry that triggers neuropathic pain.

View the original article here: Stem Cells Curb Chronic Pain in Mice – ABC News (blog)

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