Awareness of advance stem cell therapy among students- a survey

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Adeline Persia R., Vishnu Priya V and Gayathri R

Stem cell therapy is the use of stem cell to treat or prevent a disease or condition. Stem cell therapy extensively explored worldwide to enhance human health in medical setting.
Nevertheless, there is currently no full understanding of the stem cell knowledge attitude towards stem cell application in medicine, and its association with years of education, among Saveetha university undergraduate dental students. Stem cell therapy has becomes controversial following developments such as the ability of scientists to isolate and culture embryonic stem cell, to create stem cell using somatic cell nuclear transfer and use of techniques to create induced pluripotent stem cells. This controversy is often related to abortion politics and to human cloning. Additionally, efforts to market treatments based on transplant of stored umbilical cord, blood have been controversial.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.24327/ijcar.2017.3025.0168