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The government has given the green light to using blood transfusions including platelets created from artificially derived stem cells to treat patients with intractable diseases.

A team from Kyoto University plans to begin a transfusion trial using induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS cells) that will be the fourth clinical test using iPS cells approved by the health ministry and the first to use blood components.

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