Nov 25, 2016

Commercial harvesting of stem cells under way

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A laboratory in Lanarkshire has started harvesting stem cells from children’s teeth.

It’s hoped the cells can be used in a cure if the children develop a disease later in life.

The American company BioEden will cryogenically store the cells in return for a monthly fee.

Relatively few stem cell therapies are currently in use but hundreds more are being researched.

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