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Six Major Developments in Medicine in 2007

1.┬áScientists successfully reprogrammed human mature skin cells all the way back to the primordial, pluripotent embryonic-like state. The dramatic development subdued the long-running controversy over the use of human embryos as a source for embryonic stem cells. Two research teams each used 4 genes that are ferried into cells by a virus carrier and turned the biological clock back to the “innocent” beginning customarily associated with high hope and vast potential. These cells can be differentiated into cells/tissues of choice for a variety of purposes, such as therapeutic use. A month later, scientists cured mice with sickle cell anemia by ... Read more

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