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Tag: stem cells

This page contains all our major blog content on stem cell treatment, research, therapies, #stemcellhype and more.


Stem cell hype: Join the conversation


Podcast: The Wild West of stem cells

1 7/21/2017

5-Star Friday: Great reporting on glioblastoma, stem cells, surgery as placebo, and the ‘non-simplicity of mental illness’


Stem cell ads: Promise much, deliver little

2 3/16/2017

Strip mall stem cells

1 12/19/2016

Searching for the source of stem cell “fountain of youth” stories

1 7/26/2016

Selling stem cell claims via sponsored TV news – “horribly wrong” health news


‘Living hip replacement’ via stem cells–a tale of two news stories

1 6/27/2016

Journalists: 9 tips to combat stem cell hype in your news stories


Two headlines for same stem cell story: halting progress? Or patients dancing?