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Submission + - Doctors Skirt FDA To Heal Patients With Stem Cells ( 1

kkleiner writes: For many years countless individuals in the US have had to watch with envy as dogs and horses with joint and bone injuries have been cured with stem cell procedures that the FDA has refused to approve for humans. Now, in an exciting development Singularity Hub reports that Regenerative Sciences Inc. in Colorado has found a way to skirt the FDA and provide these same stem cell treatments to humans. The results have been stunning, allowing many patients to walk or run who have not been able to do so for years. There’s no surgery needed, just a needle to extract and then re-inject the cells where they are needed. There has always been a lot of hype around stem cells, but this is the real deal. Real humans are getting real treatment that works, and we should all hope that more companies will begin offering this procedure in other states soon.
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Doctors Skirt FDA To Heal Patients With Stem Cells

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  • Finally, humans are coming close to having access to appropriate treatment for Parkinson's etc. Now hurry up and do the same in the other states, otherwise we'll end up with a Gunnmesque blackmarket for stem cell treatment!

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