Stem Cells to the Rescue

I have been involved with Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America for years.  I have visited the hospital in Jerusalem numerous times and even saw the head of Neurology, Prof. Tamir Ben-Hur, as a patient.  The stem cell research in Israel is far ahead of what we are doing here in the United States …

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An Important Breakthough for ALS

“In the clinical trial of intrathecal infusion of stem cells there were no major adverse effects, and close to 90% of patients showed slowing in the progression of disease, as measured by their respiratory function or their general motor disability” —Principal Investigator Dr. Dimitrios Karussis, MD, PhD, Sr. Neurologist, HMO Neurology   First, I want …

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