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Doctors warn of treatment at unregulated stem cell clinics

AABB SmartBrief | Jun 23, 2016

A growing number of unregulated stem cell clinics around the world are drawing patients with promises of treatments and cures for Alzheimer's disease, muscular dystrophy and other devastating diagnoses, but experts warn that although stem cell therapy holds great promise, treatment is also associated with problems and scientists are proceeding with caution. A case discussed in The New England Journal of Medicine highlights the risks of stem cell tourism, describing a debilitating spinal growth that formed in one patient who sought treatment abroad after a stroke. The New York Times (free-article access for SmartBrief readers) (06/22)


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