Texas passes stem cell regulations

The Texas Medical Board approved controversial regulations last Friday which are claimed to guarantee safe clinical use of stem cells and other “investigational agents”. Critics say the regulations are too permissive and open the door to dubious future treatments. Even stem cell scientists – who usually criticise attempts to use stem cells in clinics without clinical evidence – are confused as to whether the regulations aim to rein in rogue clinicians or open the door to increased use.

The regulations require those who seek to provide stem cells to patients to get… MORE

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