Decreasing animal testing and drug withdrawals
The drug industry is strictly legislated and monitored by national and international authorities, such as the EU. Yet, nearly 30 different drugs have been withdrawn from the market during the last 10 years, mainly because of unexpected adverse effects. Most of the drugs are tested on animals. Read more about how the amount of animal testing and drug withdrawals can be decreased with human stem cell research.
All wired up! – Stem cells bring hope for treating MS and spinal cord injuries
There are still several diseases and injuries especially related to central nervous system that cannot be treated or healed, such as MS or spinal cord injuries. In order to develop better treatment for these severe health problems, we need to understand better what causes them and what happens in our neuronal system. Stem cells offer new hope in solving the mystery of our brains.