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Many find it difficult to understand why, with such noble goals and promises, embryos can't be used as a source of cells.

April 11, 2013 Bioethics, Reverence for Life

A 14-year-old Riverside CA girl whose health has made remarkable improvements after she began treatment with adult stem cell therapy three years ago was honored this week at a Vatican conference on adult stem cell therapy.

Elizabeth Lobato has gotten stronger and resumed growing since she began receiving stem cells from her father and another donor, according to the Riverside Press-Enterprise.   The girl’s “life has been transformed by an infusion of adult stem cells that strengthen her severely fragile bones,” the newspaper said.

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