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Old 06-09-2009, 10:25 AM   #92
Achilles
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Would stem cell research cure autism?
We're not even sure what causes autism, therefore it's too soon to tell. Possibly, yes. My understanding is that the brunt of ESTR is going toward degenerative diseases/disorders (Parkinson's, etc) and/or "replacement parts" (i.e. how to build new skin/nerve cells for burn victims).

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Would it be able to boost peoples metabolism to be like mine and help girls loose weight?
It's certainly possible, however I think we would be much better off watching all the research that came out of the human genome project.

A quick google search turned up this article.

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