Stem Cell Treatment Succeeds, Improves Vision, Researchers Say

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Stem Cell Treatment Succeeds, Improves Vision, Researchers Say

For theِ firstِ time, researchers haveِ results fromِ a test ofِ anِ embryonic stem cell treatment inِ people.
In theِ study, theِ treatment appeared toِ beِ safe, andِ modestly improved theِ vision ofِ two patients whoِ wereِ legally blind.
One patient wentِ fromِ beingِ able toِ seeِ onlyِ hand movements, toِ beingِ able toِ seeِ movements ofِ individual fingers, theِ researchers said.