Caution on stem cell clinics

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Caution on stem cell clinics

Postby David1949 » Thu Mar 16, 2017 10:37 am

Doctors say Florida stem cell clinic left 3 women blind
NEW YORK — Three women were left nearly or totally blind by a vision treatment at a stem cell clinic, in what doctors call a dramatic illustration of how risky such clinics can be

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/stem-cell-treatment-blinded-three-women-florida/

OK these women were being treated for macular degeneration not MS. But the point is that there are unscrupulous clinics that can put you at risk . Be careful before opting for treatment from any clinic that does not have FDA or IRB approval.
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Re: Caution on stem cell clinics

Postby centenarian100 » Mon Mar 20, 2017 2:42 pm

They say that they have "successfully conducted more than 7,000 stem cell procedures with less than 0.01% adverse reactions reported.”

simple math reveals that 0.01% of 7000 transplants is 0.7 adverse reactions which is less than 3 adverse reactions related to this news story alone

Luckily, Dr. Tisch has not had such complications.
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