January 23, 2021

The Niche

Trusted stem cell blog & resources


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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 approach as both safe and definitely effective. Nonetheless there is a vast amount of marketing in this area. Also, the number of publications on regenerative approaches to female sexual …Read More

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With nearly 200 votes in, our poll on whether sex should be considered a form of genetic modification reflects a big divide. The two most polar answers of “definitely yes” and “definitely not” are almost equal, but “yes” is a bit ahead. In the “probably” category of responses, the “yes” answers lead over “not” by a 2:1 margin. Thus, while overall there isn’t a clear consensus, the respondents definitely leaned toward “yes”. It is striking that only about 6% of respondents were undecided as …Read More

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Does size matter when it comes to a guy’s penis? Can a man get bigger and could he do it via stem cells? Today’s post is the 2nd in a series on stem cells being sold allegedly for a better sex life. You can read the first post here. An increasing number of men around the world are paying a lot of money for stem cell “enhancement” procedures. Such a procedure could put their health in danger as they strive to be bigger in that area. Men …Read More

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The stem cell field is seeing stem cells increasingly advertised as the basis for improving people’s lives in countless ways, including a better sex life. Some of the hope for stem cells making life better is legit, while other stuff is bogus. One area that is getting significant attention commercially is how stem cell interventions might provide people with a better sex life. How would that work? Is it real or bogus? Could it even be dangerous? This is the first post in a …Read More

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If you care about contraception, you need to understand stem cells. And if you care about stem cells you should know more about birth control. Why? There is a big media to-do about federal guidelines related to health care organizations providing birth control. President Obama has gotten into the fray and in fact just today made an announcement of a compromise federal birth control plan. In this plan, reportedly, institutions that are religious in nature will not have to provide contraception to employees, but …Read More