Stem cell treatment fears after Brisbane mum dies in Russia

Original article by Bridie Smith
The Age – Page: 3 : 29-Jul-14

The National Health & Medical Research Council in Australia has warned consumers about the risks in opting for unproven and unregulated stem cell treatments, including in overseas locations. "Stem cell tourism" is being promoted by groups such as the Adult Stem Cell Foundation, but bodies including MS Australia and Stem Cells Australia are urging patients to seek the advice of medical professionals. A Brisbane woman who had gone to Russia for stem cell treatment as she suffered from Stiff Person Syndrome has died of heart failure during the procedure

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