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| 23 Jul 2004 |
A doctor in Beijing has treated hundreds of patients with spinal damage with mucosal cells from an aborted foetus's nose in a procedure whose safety and effectiveness have not been verified. Nine Japanese with damaged spinal cords have travelled to the Capital Medical College in Beijing for treatment by Dr Huang Hongyun, according to the Japan Spinal Cord Foundation.
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