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Court Ruling: FDA Can Regulate Stem-Cell Clinics  



Court Ruling: FDA Can Regulate Stem-Cell Clinics 

July 26, 2012 - (Nature) - "The medical director of Regenerative Sciences challenged the FDA, maintaining that the treatment is not subject to FDA regulation because it uses a patient’s own cells. However, a court ruled on Monday that the clinic’s product was a drug and granted the FDA’s request for a permanent injunction against the company. Presumably, the ruling paves the way for further crack-downs. Alternately, it may cause more stem-cell tourism, in which desperate US patients seek treatment abroad, in clinics with even less regulation."  Read Full Article


Posted on 13-Aug-12 by Toto, Brent
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