Study shows some blood stem cells better than others at resisting systemic disruptions like aging

Blood stem cells produce approximately 10 billion new white blood cells —  also known as immune cells —  in your body each day. Even more remarkably, if some of these blood stem cells fail to do their part, other blood stem cells pick up the slack and overproduce whichever specific type of immune cell is lacking, according to a new University of Southern California (USC) study published in EMBO Reports.

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