Adams Morgan AdamsEnglish 11Ms. WeaverNovember 13, 2018Stem Cells “Are they good or bad?”Do the benefits of stem cells overthrow the downfalls? Stem cells could benefit extremely and they could be terrible it all depends on the use, your opinion, and the research.It shouldn’t be controversial to use stem cells because they can save lives. In this would be transplanting stem cells to cure a disease. This has been scientifically proven within the medical community. There are considerable amount of good things about stem cells and a considerable amount of bad things it honestly depends on certain factors your judging it on. People's lives have been saved from stem cells. People lives have also been lost from lack of stem cells.Stem cells help with disease. Spinal cord injuries benefit from stem cells treatments. Cells harvested from mostly bone marrow can prevent inflammation that leads to death. Used as a functional recovery because it is pretty easy to come across. Stroke and other neurological problems also benefit from stem cell treatments. Transplanted stem cells migrate to damaged areas and take apart of the functions of the neurons that were damaged. Known as a therapy for strokes, Battens disease, Cerebral Palsy, and other neurodegenerative diseases.With stem cells, they use a large needle to put the cells where they need to be placed and then they watch what happens. With research, they predict what will happen and then they test their theories. Of course, they first tested on test rats to make sure it could be safe for humans and alsothat it would actually work. They had to make many changes to how, when, where, etc of the
Adams project. But once they did it seems to have great things happening. There are benefits and downfalls of stem cells research. Benefits of stem cells and the research. New medical treatments for diseases, neurological problems, and diabetes. Stem cells are usually self-renewal so they could work for other diseases and problems. Downfalls of stem
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