Stem Cell Transplant Helps Brazilian Walk Again

A Brazilian woman who suffered a brain haemorrhage that left her paralysed on one side has regained her ability to walk and talk after undergoing a stem cell transplant. Doctors injected the stem cells into the brain of Maria da Graca Pomeceno, 54, five days after a brain haemorrhage left her a hemiplegic. The cells had been extracted from bone marrow in her pelvis. The new therapy is being tested for the first time in Brazil

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