Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

November 04, 2000
Stem cells graft in spinal cord, restore movement in paralyzed mice
Scientists at Johns Hopkins report they've restored movement to newly paralyzed rodents by injecting stem cells into the animals' spinal fluid.

New research shows calcium deficiency permits faster lead release from pregnant women's bones
Pregnant women who don't consume enough calcium in their diets or through supplements show greater increases in lead in their bloodstreams than pregnant women with normal calcium levels, according to a new University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill study.
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