APHA urges U.

Home of Representatives to support health reform legislation The American Public Health Association today urged members of the U.S. House of Representatives to aid the health reform legislation and related reconciliation improvements that may come to the House flooring for a vote in the arriving days. ‘Congress gets the opportunity to do what provides eluded our grasp for pretty much a century,’ stated Georges C. Benjamin, MD, FACP, FACEP , executive director of APHA. ‘Passing this measure will strengthen our public health system, invest in prevention, improve the health of the American people and move us closer to providing comprehensive and affordable coverage of health for all Americans.None of these mice, nevertheless, were found to possess vector DNA present in the malignant cells. That is evidence of a natural tendency for human bone marrow stem cells to develop leukemia in long-term studies, not really that the leukemia was caused by the genetic modification, Bauer explained. It’s an excellent statistical control for our technique. Bauer noted that while the current study results are important for use with adult stem cells, they aren’t applicable to human embryonic stem cells, that have completely different properties. Our experiments did not involve human embryonic stem cells, therefore we have a whole lot of stringent function to do to ensure that those types of stem cells can be used securely for human medical trials, said Bauer.