Stem cell clinics have received great deal of negative press, with prominent media outlets announcing that the FDA mailed “Warning Letters” to stem cell clinics across the U.S. According to a paper published in the journal Cell Stem Cell in June 2016, at least 351 businesses offer “unproven” stem cell interventions from clinics spread across the United States. Shortly after publication, the MIT Technology Review and Washington Post picked up the story, spreading the fear far and wide. Journalists then got enthralled with the story, calling it the “Wild West” of stem cells.
But, is this the whole story? [Read more…]