stem cell clinics

New Walgreens shopping list: q-tips, aspirin, & cutting-edge gene & cell therapies

It takes a lot to surprise me these days in the cell therapy and regenerative medicine space, but some news from Walgreens stopped me in my tracks yesterday. The firm most well known for its drug stores and pharmacies has been struggling recently. Perhaps as a way to try to turn things around, they recently […]

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Review of Docere Clinics run by Harry Adelson including total-body injections

Amy Killen, Docere Clinic

In today’s post, I reviewed a stem cell clinic firm called Docere Clinics. In my opinion, there are some concerning issues here and reasons for caution. One type of procedure at Docere is particularly surprising and raises risks in my view. What is Docere Clinics? | What kind of stem cells does Docere use? | What they

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Superior Healthcare stem cell clinic to pay $250K+ in AG settlement

Justin-Paulk-a-defendant-in-suit-by-Georgia-AG-for-alleged-stem-cell-clinic-violations.

State regulators are starting to catch up with stem cell clinics and Georgia is a hot spot at the moment with a firm formerly known as Superior Healthcare now getting a large monetary hit. It was just a couple of weeks ago that we heard that a Georgia court in a different case sentenced a

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Stem cell clinic ‘doc’ sentenced to 202 years in prison

Jimmy Lee Taylor going, stem cell clinic

I had heard that we might see criminal charges or convictions in 2022 for unproven stem cell clinic activities. This led to my prediction for last year of a criminal conviction in the stem cell clinic sphere. The prediction was correct as a Florida man selling unproven stem cell injections was been sentenced in late December

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3rd Invitrx warning highlights FDA oversight weakness

The FDA seems oddly slow in oversight of unproven stem cell clinic-related firms like one here in California called Invitrx Therapeutics. I’ve written before about Invitrx, but interactions between them and the FDA have continued including a new warning letter. It’s become a puzzling situation. More broadly, the FDA has done relatively little in the past

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Giostar stem cell clinic chain review, red flags, & lawsuit

Giostar

Some unproven stem cell clinics like one called Giostar have multiple locations sprouting up. To me the concern with that spreading is the potential of multiplying risks to consumers. It can be hard to get a clear take on what these clinics are doing too. What’s in this article What is Giostar? | Giostar review |

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WA AG wins half million from Seattle stem cell clinic US Stemology

US Stemology, Seattle Stem Cell Center

I grew up in the Seattle area so it wasn’t great to see stem cell clinics operating there recently, but better news was the WA State AG filing suit against a clinic there. The action included the clinic parent firm US Stemology along with its leader Dr. Tami Meraglia.  The suit was filed only months ago

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Google ads policy change to allow unproven cell & gene therapy educational material

Google ads policy, stem cell therapies

A planned change to the Google ads policy will allow some ads for unproven cell and gene therapies. This shift, allowing educational ads, was just announced. I have a few concerns about this change that will start in July. Google ads policy and stem cells This move seems to be a refinement of their “ad ban” policy

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