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Multiple Sclerosis => TREATMENTS => Topic started by: agate on June 18, 2016, 06:05:39 pm

Title: "A new cure for MS? Not so fast" (Maclean's article about stem cells and other MS treatments)
Post by: agate on June 18, 2016, 06:05:39 pm
This article (http://www.macleans.ca/society/health/a-new-cure-for-ms-not-so-fast/) in the June 17 Macleans points out the danger of the media hype that stem-cell treatments for MS are getting.
Title: "Stem cell reality" (article in Neurology Now)
Post by: agate on December 14, 2016, 02:22:54 pm
Neurology Now (December 2016 - January 2017) has an informative article warning about stem-cell treatments:

http://journals.lww.com/neurologynow/Fulltext/2016/12060/Stem_Cell_Reality__Desperate_patients_are.21.aspx (http://journals.lww.com/neurologynow/Fulltext/2016/12060/Stem_Cell_Reality__Desperate_patients_are.21.aspx)
Title: More on stem cells: 3 women blinded by stem-cell "treatment" for macular degeneration
Post by: agate on March 17, 2017, 03:50:00 pm
Three women each paid $5,000 for a stem-cell "treatment" for their macular degeneration and were blinded by the procedure.

From Medical News Today, March 17, 2017:

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/316420.php (http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/316420.php)