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Viewpoint: Booming stem cell market ‘conflates hype with reality’, damaging legitimate research

Stem cells sold at clinics are driving what’s thought to be a $2 billion global industry. Facebook pages announce seminars ...
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Deep dive into US stem cell clinics gives reason to worry about ‘unsafe or useless treatments’

Medical clinics that provide largely unregulated stem cell treatments are popping up all over the U.S. But a new study ...
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Viewpoint: Stem cell therapies have potential, but commercial industry is ‘still shady, full of hype’

In case anyone was wondering, the commercial stem cell clinic business is still shady and full of hype, profiteering, and ...
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US Stem Cell Clinic ordered to halt controversial treatment that blinded 4 patients

A federal judge issued an order [June 25] barring a Florida-based stem-cell company from performing an unapproved procedure that blinded ...
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Why an FDA legal victory won’t stop controversial stem cell clinics

When the Food and Drug Administration won a landmark lawsuit [June 3] against a stem cell company, health officials hailed ...
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Stem cell therapy ‘sold as a miracle cure’ linked to 17 bacterial hospitalizations

Over the past year, at least 17 people have been hospitalized after being injected with products made from umbilical cord ...
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Unapproved stem cell treatments draw FDA investigation following bacterial infections

This year [2018], 12 people have been hospitalized with bacterial infections after being treated with stem cell products derived from ...
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Canada’s shady stem cell clinics

Doctors selling dubious stem cell treatments isn’t just a problem in the U.S., suggests a new study published in Regenerative Medicine. Clinics ...