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Ending Disease review a powerful case for the miracle cure | Movies [Video]

Here is a film that tugs at the heartstrings as it painstakingly covers the lives of 10 patients participating in stem cell research trials in the US. From a quadriplegic high-school basketball star to a mother with recurring cancers, the subjects experience remarkable recoveries thanks to this medical revolution. One of the most moving moments is when Ryan, the teenage athlete, returns home four months after his initial treatment and raises his hand to greet his loved ones at the airport, a progress that would have been unimaginable without the advent of stem cell therapy.

While the treatment has proved extraordinarily successful in combating incurable diseases, the research remains controversial as it involves the use of human embryos, which is inevitably intertwined with the abortion debate hotly contested in US politics. Furthermore, pharmaceutical corporations are hostile to a medical technology that would significantly reduce the traditional reliance on medications. Indeed, …

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Lawsuit claims hazing ritual 'Bodies' left former Mater Dei High School football player with traumatic brain injury [Video]

The family of a former player for the Mater Dei High School football team claims he suffered a traumatic brain injury in a locker room hazing ritual.

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An Open Letter to CEOs [Video]

From their notebooks to business leaders’ desks, our female high school interns share their stories in open letters asking for more opportunities in STEM. Learn more about our award-winning high school STEM internship, which is recommended for college credit, and download our ‘Shaping the Future of STEM” blueprint with advice on how companies can create similar programs at www.stem.abbott. Subscribe to the Abbott Channel and receive automatic updates: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC346EX3v26ACsjLhe-HwHDg/?sub_confirmation=1 Connect with us on ... Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Abbott/Twitter: https://twitter.com/abbottnewsInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/abbottglobal/LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/abbott-/YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC346EX3v26ACsjLhe-HwHDg/featured