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‘Life-changing’ routine injection to prevent millions breaking bones

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A “life-changing” injection using cells harvested from pregnant women promises to dramatically reduce bone fractures caused by ageing and disease.
Scientists behind the new technique say the treatment could prevent hundreds of thousands of unnecessary breaks each year and save the NHS billions of pounds.
Researchers at University College London and Great Ormond Street Hospital acquired stem cells from the amniotic fluid surrounding a foetus.