stem cell treatment

FDA Warns About Stem Cell Therapies

Stem cell therapies may offer the potential to treat diseases or conditions for which few treatments exist.

By: U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Stem cells have been called everything from cure-alls to miracle treatments. But don’t believe the hype. Some unscrupulous providers offer stem cell products that are both unapproved and unproven. So beware of potentially dangerous procedures—and confirm what’s really being offered before you consider any treatment.

The facts: Stem cell therapies may offer the potential to treat diseases or conditions for which few treatments exist. Sometimes called the body’s “master cells,” stem cells are the cells that develop …

Read More »