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World’s first stem cell treatment for spina bifida

Dawn O'Shea   |   Medical News   |   12 October 2022
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In a world first, three babies have been born after receiving a one-of-a-kind stem cell therapy for spina bifida. Preliminary research suggests the stem cell patch, placed directly over the exposed spinal cord of the foetus during in-utero surgery, may be effective in preventing paralysis.

Renowned foetal surgeon Diana Farmer,...

          

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