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Embryonic stem cell transplant provides an alternate epilepsy therapy

Research by a German group indicated that embryonic stem cells can contribute to regeneration of brain tissue. Currently 20% of epilepsy patients undergo surgery to remove uncontrolled excitatory cells that cause electrical discharge within the brain. Transplant of the embryonic stem cells will help reinstate neuron activity.

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About: Embryonic stem cell transplant provides an alternate epilepsy therapy

Date: 4 June 2004

Source: Medical News Today

URL: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/newssearch.php?newsid=9123

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