Image: Macrophages accumulating around
a lesion caused by MS. Credit: Marvin 101 / Wikimedia
Except, those who argued that adult stem cells offered great potential are the ones being proven right–as embryonic successes are almost nowhere to be seen. Now, the early indications of a possibly efficacious treatment for MS are looking to be even more hopeful.
From the Science Alert story:
A group of multiple sclerosis (MS) patients have had their immune systems destroyed and then rebuilt using their own blood stem cells. Three years later, 86 percent of them have had no relapses, and 91 percent are showing no signs of MS development.
Click here for the originating article from National Review.