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Your Fat May Help You Heal: Researcher Extracts Natural Scaffold for Tissue Growth


Health & Wellness  (tags: Fat, Scaffold, Tissue, Growth )

Leslie
- 2852 days ago - sciencedaily.com
It frequently happens in science that what you throw away turns out to be most valuable. It happened to Deepak Nagrath, but not for long.



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Cheree M (46)
Saturday March 27, 2010, 2:11 am
Interesting Post & Read. I hope one day it will come to good use & help many people. TY Leslie for sharing!!
 

Cheree M (46)
Saturday March 27, 2010, 2:12 am
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NoEmailsPls W (95)
Saturday March 27, 2010, 8:37 am
It is sad that this research until now was using mice, especially as the report states you can't inject substances from mice into people. Human fat cells sounds a far more logical approach. Thank you Leslie.
 

Lynn M (192)
Saturday March 27, 2010, 10:00 am
What awesome research! We can hope that one day this will aid many people and save laboratory animals! Thanks for the interesting post!
 

Sylvia W (46)
Saturday March 27, 2010, 1:21 pm
Wow! Very interesting!!!
 

Mary S (12)
Saturday March 27, 2010, 3:10 pm
Actually Carole, as I understand it, tha fact they are mouse cells is not the problem. It is the fact this substance comes from cancer cell in mice. The medical profession routinely uses dog and monkey kidney cells to grow large batch vaccines in, such as the recent H1N1 flu vaccine. There doesn'e seem to be a problem, (other than aan ethic one) so they say. Makes you think doesn't it?

Thanks for the info Leslie, this was new to me.
 

Amanda B (2)
Saturday March 27, 2010, 11:19 pm
interesting!
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday March 28, 2010, 12:40 pm
amazing
 
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