for osteoporosis and
broken bones are in sight after groundbreaking research using ethical stem cells
was released in July.
Researchers at the University of Glasgow
and the University of the West of Scotland
found that vibrating adult stem cells at low
frequency results in them turning into bone
cells, which can be implanted in a damaged
area to aid repair. It is hoped that the technique could be used to encourage healing
within the body, without need of surgery
and could be ready for testing within three
Christian Concern/Don’t Screen Us Out
The campaign group ‘Don’t Screen Us Out’
wrote an open letter to Health Secretary
Jeremy Hunt in July, asking him to consider the concerns of many regarding new prenatal testing for Down’s syndrome.
It is thought that the test, if implemented,
will lead to an increase of babies who are
diagnosed with Down’s
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