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3 more FDA warning letters to stem cell cosmetics makers

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The FDA continues to be very active with warning letters against makers of stem cell cosmetics even as it has been relatively dormant on stem cell clinics. You can read past posts on the long series of warning letters to manufacturers of stem cell cosmetic cream. Three new warning letters to stem cell cream makers …

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FDA warning to stem cell cosmetics maker raises more questions about agency itself

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The FDA has taken another action against a manufacturer of stem cell cosmetics in the form of anti-aging creams with a warning letter sent on April 20, 2016 to Crescent Health Center, Inc. The FDA noted a number of issues in the warning letter that it termed “serious violations”, but the biggest issue was that the agency …

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Stem Cell Headlines: Pancreas, Malaria, STAP, Howe, Cosmetics, MS, and Cloning Couple

Here are some recent stem cell headlines. It was a busy week. The linked phrases in blue were the actual headlines from the media. ViaCyte Excites. A Pancreas in a Capsule Stem cells for malaria? (see video) Stem cells offer promising key to new malaria drugs: US research STAP Finally Snaps? Only moot penalties? RIKEN announces penalties related to stem …

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Dumb stem cell article of the week goes to the Daily Mail on stem cell cosmetics

I think the number of main stream media articles on stem cells that are dumb is increasing…some weeks it’s hard to choose which is the dumbest in fact. This week it is not so hard to pick. The Daily Mail has an epic fail piece on a British company’s dubious stem cell treatment for wrinkles …

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Media is a hot mess over stem cell cosmetics & sports medicine

The Mainstream Media has cranked up its hyping of stem cell cosmetics and sports medicine just in the last week or so. It’s really disturbing. The message is unmistakable: stem cell-based sports medicine and cosmetics are cutting edge new medicines that because they work for the stars will also work for ordinary people too.  ….Or …

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Fact-checking stem cell face cream: less than face value

Stem cell face cream. Taking a humorous look at what these might do.

I remember the first time I ran across an ad for a stem cell face cream and it wasn’t pretty. This was about 10 years ago. The stem cell cream in question made several claims that seemed highly doubtful. In a sense what the cream’s maker was selling was the idea of stem cell-based youth …

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Red flags on stem cells sold for vaginal rejuvenation

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Fact checking vaginal rejuvenation with stem cells When you read marketing terms like “stem cell treatment for sexual enhancement” or more specifically stem cells for “vaginal rejuvenation” what comes to mind? And are stem cell treatments a viable option for vaginal rejuvenation or sexual enhancement? So far, the data do not clearly back up this …

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Liveyon is back (again) with unproven exosome product

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Remember our old friends Liveyon? Their leader John Kosolcharoen? Liveyon’s continuing metamorphosis This biologics supply firm has gone through several stages of corporate metamorphosis as a supplier of biologics including at first a purported living umbilical cord stem cell product. That stem cell thrust ultimately landed a dozen or more people in the hospital as …

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Clinic does stem cell penis growth injection: fact check

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When I read about a stem cell penis growth injection, what comes to mind first when you read that is “Ow!” The goal of today’s post is to fact-check this whole area. What’s in this article Stem cell penis growth | Risks |US Stem Cell Clinic claims |Does it work? | Does size matter? | Data check …

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