Sadly, there are charlatans everywehere. Stem cells hold the promosie of eventually being used to treat such conditions (hopefully within a decade, if the barriers to progress can be overcome), but they're certainly not ready for prime time now! There are a few conditions where we're getting close -- diabetes (type I) is one of them.
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offered because of a recent thread on stem cells.
A desperate injection of stem cells and hope
Sun Feb 20, 7:55 AM ET Los Angeles Times By Alan Zarembo Times Staff Writer
I think it has good lay explanations of the science and politics involved, which some of us misunderstood earlier.
It's also, I think, a reasoned cautionary tale.
BTW, a wealthy friend with "incurable" liver cancer went to Mexico for the "oxygen" treatments; she died.
Regards, Doug in New Mexico