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Submission + - Stem Cell Tourists Take Costa Rica off the Agenda (discovermagazine.com)

An anonymous reader writes: Stem cell tourism is a booming and troubling industry, in which clinics in places like Mexico, China, and India offer rich tourists experimental stem cell-based treatments, none of which have been approved by the FDA here in the U.S. (Check out some of these creepy sites that offer treatments for everything from autism to MS, and even the "very common ailment called aging.") But in one positive development, Costa Rica just shut down its top stem cell clinic. Said the country's health minister: “This isn’t allowed in any serious country in the world.”
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Stem Cell Tourists Take Costa Rica off the Agenda

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