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Pigs’ Bladder Helps Patients' Stem Cells Grow Missing Musclesi
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George Putic
August 04, 2014 8:22 PM
The promise that stem cells may someday help regenerate damaged tissue seems to be close to fulfillment. Scientists at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine report that some of their severely injured patients grew new muscle tissue with the help of pigs’ bladders. VOA’s George Putic has more

Pigs’ Bladder Helps Patients' Stem Cells Grow Missing Muscles

George Putic

Published August 04, 2014

The promise that stem cells may someday help regenerate damaged tissue seems to be close to fulfillment. Scientists at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine report that some of their severely injured patients grew new muscle tissue with the help of pigs’ bladders. VOA’s George Putic has more


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