Stem cells ‘boost kidney transplants’: Promising implications for the future of organ transplants

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“Stem cells beat kidney rejection,” says BBC News. The broadcaster says that an injection of stem cells given alongside a kidney transplant could remove the need for a lifetime of treatment to suppress the immune system. Although this is only early-stage research, the results of this small case series are promising and could have implications for the future of organ transplants, particularly in those cases where the donor and recipient are not matched to each other.

View the original article here: Stem cells ‘boost kidney transplants’ – Wakefield Express

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