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New Hope for Epilepsy Stem Cell Therapy

An exciting breakthrough from Medical News Today…

Research by a German scientific group indicated that embryonic stem cells could possibly contribute to regeneration of brain tissue.

Currently, 20% of epilepsy patients undergo surgery to remove uncontrolled excitatory cells that cause electrical discharges within the brain.

The transplant of embryonic stem cells would help reinstate normal neuron activity.

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