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Cells from pregnant women could prevent fractures by nearly 80 per cent for millions with fragile bones

20 December 2016

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Injecting cells from pregnant women could have a life-changing effect on the millions who are living with osteoporosis and brittle bone disease according to researchers at the UCL GOS Institute of Child Health, the research partner of Great Ormond Street Hospital and The UCL Institute for Women’s Health. These cells could also be useful for strengthening the fragile bones of astronauts during their stay for long periods in space. 

Read more: ICH/GOSH Press Release

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