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Stem cells 'bring hope of a cure'

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For some people with currently untreatable health conditions, stem cell science offers fresh hope of a cure.

Dr Stephen Minger of Kings College London explains why embryonic stem cells could "completely revolutionise medicine" and three young people reveal why their dreams are resting on it.

Horizon: Fix Me is on BBC Two at 2100 BST on Tuesday 27 October or watch afterwards at BBC iPlayer .

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