Author Topic: "A new cure for MS? Not so fast" (Maclean's article about stem cells and other MS treatments)  (Read 84 times)

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Offline agate

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This article in the June 17 Macleans points out the danger of the media hype that stem-cell treatments for MS are getting.
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"Stem cell reality" (article in Neurology Now)
« Reply #1 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
MS Speaks--online for 13 years

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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
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