It's a long article, but worth the read. At least someone is doing something.
http://www.israel21c.org/bin/en.jsp?enD ... one=Health
Israeli scientists are pushing the boundaries of an already cutting-edge
field: stem cell research. They have grown heart cells from human
embryonic stem cells and have established companies promising, among
other things, to produce new blood vessels, regenerate cartilage and
heal spinal cord injuries.
Coming together from both academia and industry, they ...