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Consensus Statement by Physicians, Academics, and Regulatory Experts on the Aggressive Marketing of Non-viable Birth Tissues as Live “Stem Cell” Products to Cure Chronic Disease

Background: As practicing physicians, scientists, and regulatory experts we have increasingly observed aggressive advertising and sales tactics being used by alternative health clinics (chiropractors, naturopaths, and acupuncturists) as well as physicians and mid-level providers to market “stem cell” treatments derived from birth tissues. One example is full-page print ads in major newspapers used to...

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The Most Frequently Asked Questions About Amniotic, Placental, and Umbilical Stem Cells

The idea of utilizing routinely discarded birth tissues to harvest viable stem cells for orthopedic medicine is an exciting topic. Unfortunately, there are currently no FDA-approved uses for allogeneic (coming from someone else) stem cell products other than bone marrow transplantations. Even more disturbing is the fact that the vials of amniotic “stem cells”...

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