Archive for November, 2014

Iraqi child gets stem cell treatment in Chennai

A seven-year-old girl from Iraq underwent stem cell treatment for a heart ailment at Frontier Lifeline Hospital, recently. The child, Nourl Al Zahara from Baghdad, is the only child of Salem, a botany teacher, and Raza, a lawyer. She was diagnosed with…

REVEALED: How the stem cell spine operation hailed as ‘bigger than man landing on the Moon’ first took place more than 10 years ago

It was unarguably the greatest story of hope in recent memory: last month it was revealed that a paralysed man had been able to walk again, thanks to pioneering surgery. Professor Geoffrey Raisman, the British neurologist whose research led to the …