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Submission + - SPAM: Is the FDA killing stem cell research?

destinyland writes: ""The FDA contends that if one cultures stem cells at all...then it's a prescription drug," says a Colorado medical advocate, arguing that revolutionary new treatments could be delayed by 20 years — even using cells extracted from your own body. According to the FDA, even therapies that simply re-inject your body's adult stem cells could be prohibited without five years of clinical trials and millions of dollars of research. How useful are cultured stem cells? "In animal models, they routinely cure diabetes.""
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