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Stem Cell Transplants – Do Results Outweigh Risks? Pros & Cons

Pros & Cons: Stem Cell Therapy The fact that stem cell research could unlock the potential cure for a great number of diseases is reason enough for scientists to dedicate a great deal of time and money towards utilizing the research to develop therapies based on the use of stem cells. The stem cells have the ability to self-renew and also give rise to further generation of cells that can multiply. Stem cell therapy is a type of cell therapy wherein cells are introduced into the damaged tissue so as to treat the injury or the disorder. There are a

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Stem Cell Treatments – Science or Science Fiction?

Fact or Fiction: Living Healthier With Stem Cells? Many ideas that some years ago were just part of the Sci-Fi Films, are part of the real world today. We never saw the smartphone coming, but maybe science fiction did. All started In 1999, when the Japanese firm NNT DoCoMo released the first smartphones to achieve mass adoption within a country. Smartphones became widespread in the late 2000s. Most of those produced from 2012 onward have high-speed mobile broadband 4G LTE, motion sensors and mobile payment features. In the third quarter of 2012, one billion smartphones were in use worldwide! We

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Is FDA Caution in Approving Stem Cell Treatments Justified?

Stem Cells Therapies: Are they actually safe? Why is FDA approval being withheld? As is the case with any investigational or approved treatment, consumers have the right to speak with their doctor to learn about the potential risks and benefits from being treated with a stem cell-based product. At Stem Cells Transplant Institute in Costa Rica we work with transparency and loyalty with our patients. We want our users to feel safe and well informed about the treatment they are acquiring. Do to the fact that many treatments are not approved yet in the United States, you may have some

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Lets talk about Ethics: Am I using embryos when getting Stem Cells Treatments?

Stem cells Transplant Institute in Costa Rica, under de direction of Dr. Mesén is a pioneer in the use of Stem Cells therapies; we want our patients to be confident about the quality of our therapies and the transparency of our procedures. We want to help you answering some question you might have in mind about this new field, that´s why we want to go over this question: Am I using embryos when getting Stem Cells Treatments? What is all this controversy? Stem cell therapies are not exactly a new medical trend; doctors have been using bone marrow stem cell

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Consumer Beware – PRP Injections are not Stem Cell Treatments

PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) definitely is not the same as Stem Cells procedures. There are many advertising and marketing strategies that are intended to persuade patients to get PRR as if they were the same as Stem Cells or very similar therapies, but it is not the reality. At Stem Cells transplant Institute in Costa Rica we offer high quality Stem Cells treatments and as a responsible consultant we want to help our patients to be well informed about the difference between these procedures and the real benefits obtained. Now you know who to speak to if you have questions

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Stem cell injection reverses osteoporosis in mice

Mice with osteoporosis experienced new bone growth 6 months after an injection of stem cells, offering hope that this chronic disease may one day be reversible. Note: Despite all advances in stem cells research and the application of these therapies in many countries all over the world, stem cells therapies are not legally approved yet in San Diego, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, New York, Jacksonville, Seattle, Houston, San Francisco, Salt Lake City, Miami, Beverly Hills and other US cities. However, stem cell treatments are legal in Costa Rica.

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