Kaiser Health News: American ‘Stem Cell Tourists’ Don’t Have To Travel Abroad, Study Says

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Kaiser Health News: American ‘Stem Cell Tourists’ Don’t Have To Travel Abroad, Study Says

Postby medforummod » Fri Jul 01, 2016 12:15 pm

American ‘Stem Cell Tourists’ Don’t Have To Travel Abroad, Study Says

By Zhai Yun Tan | July 1, 2016

The phenomenon of stem cell tourism has been associated with travel to exotic locations such as China, Argentina or Mexico, where commercial clinics offer high hopes, expectations and — sometimes — the idea of miracle treatments for diseases ranging from muscular dystrophy to spinal cord injury, with little accountability.

However, research out June 30 suggests the destinations for such “stem cell tourism” might be changing, as clinics are becoming more common in the United States.

http://khn.org/news/american-stem-cell-tourists-dont-have-to-travel-abroad-study-says/



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