How Stem Cells are Changing the Way we Think About Disease

Treating disease is about fixing broken parts — about replacing cells that no longer work as they should, repairing tissues that falter and boosting systems that fail. But curing disease is a different matter. To cure disease, you have to do all of that and more. You have to remove the pathological cause of the problem and to ensure that it doesn’t return. This requires teasing out where rogue cells went wrong and finding a way to nurture healthier ones to replace them.

By: Alice Park | 2011-03-17 | Continue reading »