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Healing The Brain From The Inside Out

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June 23, 2000
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Healing a human brain from the inside out was supposed to be impossible. The evolutionary choice for mammals was believed to be between a brain that was fixable and a brain that was too complex to tinker with after it was formed, especially from the inside. Now comes the discovery from a Children's Hospital research group, published today in the journal Nature, that our brain's nerve cells or neurons could one day be induced into healing themselves.

Researchers find existing brain cells -- not transplants -- may replenish dead counterparts


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