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Cells from placentas safe for patients with multiple sclerosis, study shows

30 Sep

Patients with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) were able to safely tolerate treatment with cells cultured from human placental tissue, according to a study. “This is the first time placenta-derived cells have been tested as a possible therapy for multiple sclerosis,” said the lead investigator of the study. “The next step will be to study larger numbers of MS patients to assess efficacy of the cells, but we could be looking at a new frontier in treatment for the disease.”

Source: www.sciencedaily.com

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