Unproven Stem-Cell Treatments Spur Research Group Guidelines


<p>By Rob Waters, Mar. 20, 2008&nbsp;(Bloomberg)- An international group of scientists is establishing guidelines for stem-cell therapies because clinics in China, Costa Rica and Barbados are using unproven treatments on sick patients.</p> <p>“If you go online, you can find dozens of sites that offer unproved therapies,” George Daley, a researcher with the Harvard Stem Cell Institute in Boston and president of the International Society for Stem Cell Research, said at a press conference in Half Moon Bay, California…</p>