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HRC grants to explore health frontiers – In the News

John Kerr posted in on May 12th, 2016.

Could fish eyes help solve a donor cornea shortage? Can we objectively tell how much sugar some one has been eating? Do e-cigarettes really help you quit smoking? The New Zealand Health Research (HRC) council is helping Kiwi researchers find answers to these questions through their latest HRC Emerging Researcher First Grants and HRC Feasibility […]

Stem cell first in macular degeneration treatment

John Kerr posted in on January 24th, 2012.

The human first trial to use embryonic stem cells for the treatment of macular degeneration has published its results,representing a milestone in the use of the controversial therapy. An new trial published in the leading medical journal The Lancet, reports on the the use of human embryonic stem cells to treat macular degeneration in two […]

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