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Stem Cell Therapies Are Still Mostly Theory, Yet Clinics Are Flourishing

July 28, 2016

(New York Times) – Health regulators in the United States are talked about as the best in the world, but a new study on the spread of stem cell clinics shows what can happen when regulations fall behind. Out of nowhere, over the past two to three years, the clinics have sprung up — 570 in the United States, according to a recent paper — offering untested stem cell treatments for just about every medical use imaginable.

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