Stem Cell Research

FDA launches a crackdown on questionable stem cell clinics--but will it follow through?

FDA launches a crackdown on questionable stem cell clinics--but will it follow through?

After standing on the sidelines while a major public health crisis developed, the Food and Drug Administration finally has launched what could be a major crackdown on clinics hawking questionable and potentially dangerous stem cell therapies.

The FDA announced Monday that it had seized nearly 500 doses of a smallpox vaccine that was to be combined with stem cells derived from body fat and administered to patients in clinics in Beverly Hills and Rancho Mirage. The agency also published

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