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6 On Health: Mayo Clinic doctors seek to help stroke survivors by sending stem cells into outer space

KFDM News - Hemorrhagic stroke is responsible for more than 30 percent of all stroke deaths. It happens when a weakened blood vessel ruptures and bleeds into the brain.

Currently treatment aims to control swelling but not regeneration of the damaged tissue. Now doctors are using an out of this world idea to help stroke survivors.

Here's more in Friday night's Six on Health Report. 6 On Health: Mayo Clinic doctors seek to help stroke survivors by sending stem cells into outer space

Saturday, April 26 2014, 12:23 AM CDT

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