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When journalists and health researchers write about patients seeking access to unproven stem cell interventions, they typically examineinternational travel to clinics located in China, India, Mexico, and elsewhere. In contrast, most domestic companies marketing unlicensed and untested stem cell procedures attract less scrutiny. This oversight is perplexing because numerous U.S. clinics advertise stem cell interventions for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, multiple sclerosis, dementia, and other diseases. Such businesses promote and provide stem cell-based biologics that are not backed by credible safety and efficacy data and have not been reviewed and approved by the FDA. Precision StemCell, based in Gulf Shores, Alabama, is one example of a domestic clinic marketing stem cell interventions that appear to violate federal regulations.
Read the full story here: Precision StemCell: Selling Stem Cells & Treating Individuals With ALS as Human Guinea Pigs