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FDA to crack down on clinics illegally offering stem cell treatments

Aug 29, 2017
Some clinics claim to use stem cells to treat diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.
Stem cells, like these viewed at the University of Connecticut`s Stem Cell Institute, help repair injured tissues in the body.
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Scientists develop cells that could be disease fighters

Aug 27, 2008
Scientists say they have caused one type of cell to become another -- with no intermediate step using controversial stem cells -- which could have...