Stem cells

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Stem cells are one of several varieties of cell that have the ability to renew themselves through division, and differentiate themselves into specialized cell types.

There is a gradient that corresponds to how well a particular stem cell can differentiate. Adult stem cells are multipotent and helpful to many medical cures, though thwarted by the anti-life FDA.

Stem cell treatments are predicted to expand rapidly:

The market is estimated to garner a revenue of USD 17 billion by the end of 2035, up from a revenue of USD 3 billion in the year 2022, owing to its growing demand for treating degenerative and rare diseases, such as osteoporosis, cancer, spinal cord injuries, type 1 diabetes, cartilage infections, and ischemic heart diseases.[1]

A scientifically unjustified push for non-adult embryonic stem cells occurred beginning around 2001, to provide an indirect justification for abortion. Use embryonic stem cells requires destroying a living being, while achieving nothing worthwhile from it. Embryonic stem cells are pluripotent and typically develop in ways unhelpful to any medical cure.

There are five categories of stem cells that correspond to their origin in the body:

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