Supports Stem Cell
File this under the “What is good for the goose is good for the gander,” file. Maryland Senatorial candidate Michael Steel turns the tide on Michael J. Fox for the calumny that opponents of cloning and giving Big Biotech a blank check for embryonic stem cell research don’t care about helping suffering people.
It is worth noting that patients’ own adult blood stem cells, in Stage 2 human trials–meaning that it is not yet ready for clinical use–have prevented progressive MS from worsening. This is not a cure but it is a huge potential breakthrough in the treatment of multiple sclerosis, and it has nothing to do with ESCR or cloning.