stem cell sports medicine

Tex-Mex Stem Cell Clinic, Celltex, on PR roll with young & famous patients

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Remember good old Celltex? That’s the Texas stem cell clinic with the famous patient, former Texas Governor and two-time GOP Presidential hopeful, Rick Perry. It ran afoul of the FDA and headed for the border, setting up shop in Cancun, Mexico. They have since mostly flown under the radar with the exception of their concerning …

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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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Snake oil stem cell sports medicine: A-Rod, Kobe, Dana White

I’ve written in the past (see here, here, and parody here on HuffPost) about how stem cell sports medicine is a dangerous thing. It continues to grow in popularity. There’s a new piece out now saying that Ultimate Fight Championship President Dana White went on a stem cell tourism trip to Germany for a treatment …

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Stem Cell Sports Medicine 2.0: entering the red zone

What’s the scoop on stem cell sports medicine? So far the role of stem cells in sports medicine is essentially all hype. We see sports stars getting stem cell treatments  that are not approved by the FDA and have little if any science behind them. I covered stem cell sports medicine in an earlier post …

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