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Funding for Adult Stem Cell Research (?)

Friday, April 21, 2006 - Stem Cell Guru

With states across the US rushing to vote to provide funding for embryonic stem cell research on the grounds that this holds more promise than adult stem cell research, it's good to read about a state who's representatives have stopped to think and consider the options first.

Which form of stem cell therapy is actually in use now? That using adult stem cells.

New treatments and medical advances are being discovered almost daily using . . . . adult stem cells.

Therefore, which new treatments, discovered as a direct result of state funding have the most chance of being accepted by patients and actually being used to treat patients in the near future? Those derived from various forms of adult stem cell therapy.

However, funding isn't guaranteed but Missouri's House of Representatives gave first-round approval to a bill that would require a fraction of the money paid to the state by tobacco companies that weren't part of the initial national tobacco settlement to be devoted to adult stem cell research.

Read the full article from the Belleville News Democrat.


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