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Refuting the WSJ’s propaganda piece on Planned Parenthood

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Does the Planned Parenthood icon at left send chills down your spine, because according to the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) and most Republican Leaders, it should scare you greatly. An opinion piece today in the WSJ provides an extreme perspective on the debacle in which the Komen Foundation last week dropped support for Planned Parenthood,

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Watch out California, here comes Texas, the stem cell magnet: Doris Taylor latest to go South

Texas is holding up a Texas-sized magnet for stem cell super star researchers and it is working. The upper mid-West is reeling from the departure of two stem cell superstars in less than one year and both went South to Texas. First in May 2011, we had the departure of Sean Morrison from U. of

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Stem cell treatments, drugs, and the key facts you need to know

This post is focused on the important facts you need to know about stem cells as drugs. Many of the folks out there who want to earn a living to scamming vulnerable patients with so-called “stem cell treatments” have been upset that the U.S. FDA continues to view stem cell-based therapies and indeed cell therapies

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Balancing hope and danger with dubious stem cell treatments: a report from Canada

I’m a stem cell researcher and I’m very excited about the potential of stem cell therapies, but my excitement is mostly directed to the future. I’m also a cancer survivor and I know what it is like to get a grave diagnosis and how important hope is and sometimes patients and their families need hope

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A trifecta of wins against stem cell tourism: 60 Minutes, FDA, and China

In a matter of just a few days we saw three big positive moves against stem cell tourism that will no doubt make a big difference even if there is a long slog ahead against dubious stem cell clinics trying to exploit patients. First, we had the 60 Minutes broadcast on Sunday containing a segment against

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