Fixing Pharma

L., R.; H., M.
June 2008
Forbes Asia;6/16/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 11, p64
The article provides information on the benefits of stem cells. According to the author, drug discovery is a cruel business, wherein hundred thousand people die every year due to adverse drug side effects, while millions also die because drugs were not good enough. According to James Thompson of University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wisconsin, one solution for the problem maybe to use embryonic stem cells to test drugs for safety and efficacy.


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