Monday, 26 July 2010

Skin - the key to medical cures?

From the BBC webiste:
Skin is the body's largest organ.  It already can be harvested to provide extra skin for burns victims and to grow cells that form cartilage and muscle.

But as scientists delve deeper into its layers, it is becoming clear that the skin might in the future hold the key to curing a range of conditions, from cancer to spinal cord repair.  For more click here.