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Rush to Stem Cells Carries Some Risk

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

There’s a thought-provoking article in this month’s Veterinary Practice News by Dr. Narda Robinson that raises some good questions about the safety of stem cell therapy, which is being used more frequently in veterinary medicine to address a number of health issues, including arthritis and spinal cord damage.
If you’re considering stem cell therapy for your dog or cat, you might want to take a look:

Rush to Stem Cells Carries Some Risk.

Also, be sure to read this post from the International Society for Stem Cell Research. ¬†Although meant for human patients, it’s applicable to animal patients, too:

http://www.closerlookatstemcells.org/Top_10_Stem_Cell_Treatment_Facts.htm