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Stem cell therapy for dogs, scientists create foundation for new organs

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Posted at 1:47 PM, Feb 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-05 16:49:53-05

OSAKA, Japan (KERO) — Scientists in Japan developed a way to treat life-threatening conditions in dogs.

Doctors at Osaka Prefecture University found a way to create stem cells from a dog's blood. They say the cells can be programmed from a developed cell and used for medical treatments.

Doctors say their tests successfully germ layers of cells which are the foundations of all organs.

Learn more about the therapy.