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Tennis Star Nadal to Get Dubious Stem Cell Treatment

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Tennis superstar Rafael Nadal, 28, is following in the dubious footsteps of many sports stars turning to questionable stem cell “treatments” to relieve what ails them and potentially extend their careers. Nadal (pictured at right in image from Wikipedia) will receive what appears to be a laboratory-grown stem cell product from Dr. Angel Ruiz-Cotorro. ESPN …

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Stemage Stem Cell Anti-Aging Cream 2.0: Interview with Dr. David Scharp

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Remember Stemage? They are the cosmetic company with Kathy Ireland as their spokesperson whose anti-aging cream includes extracts from human stem cells. In Part 1 of this blog series on Stemage I gave some key background and raised some important questions. I also sent some questions to the company and now more recently to the …

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Kathy Ireland Stemáge Stem Cell Product: Part 1, is it a drug?

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I was alerted by a friend to the fact that there are now YouTube ads for stem cell products popping up, and one such ad features supermodel Kathy Ireland pitching for something called Stemáge Skin Care. Updated (May 23): note that preliminary word from Sanford-Burnham is that they are not collaborating on Stemáge. Today’s post is …

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Kim Kardashian vampire facials: stem cells in there?

Celebrities such as Kim Kardashian are reportedly getting so-called vampire facials. Why put yourself through that? Perhaps because stem cells and other material inside the processed blood is supposed to make them younger? Yes, that is Kim above (photo from Kim Kardashian on Instagram) with her face smeared with blood, but not just ordinary Kardashian …

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Peter Nygård anti-aging guru draws a crowd at WSCS2012

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Who is Peter Nygård? A few days ago at the World Stem Cell Summit prior to the awards dinner there was a social gathering. This kind of thing is usually a good opportunity for more dialogue. When I got there I noticed two very famous people having what appeared to be an intense meeting of …

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