Stem cell eye treatment gives sight back

Stem cell eye treatment gives sight back

A man who was partially blinded after intervening in a fight has had his vision restored by a new stem-cell therapy. Russell Turnbull, 38, lost most of the sight from his right eye in 1994 when he was sprayed in the face with ammonia while trying to break up an...
Amazing stem cell treatment saves Kent man’s leg

Amazing stem cell treatment saves Kent man’s leg

A Gillingham man who faced losing his leg in a climbing accident saw it saved thanks to a revolutionary ‘glue’ made from stem cells. Andrew Kent’s right leg was broken in five places by a falling boulder while he was climbing with his son in the...
MS sufferer walks after stem cell treatment

MS sufferer walks after stem cell treatment

An Australian man who was confined to a wheelchair by multiple sclerosis has made a remarkable recovery after receiving a ground breaking stem cell treatment. Ben Leahy, 20, was diagnosed with the disease in 2008 and lost the ability to stand within a few months....
Jaw bone created from stem cells

Jaw bone created from stem cells

Scientists have created part of the jaw joint in the lab using human adult stem cells. They say it is the first time a complex, anatomically sized bone has been accurately created in this way. It is hoped the technique could be used not only to treat disorders of the...

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