The Stem Cell Hard Sell

Pioneering stem cell research is giving hope to patients with incurable conditions from multiple sclerosis to Alzheimer’s that treatment might one day be possible. It is early days but already some clinics are charging sick patients to take part in experimental therapies, including in the United States. Phil Kemp investigates one Florida-based stem cell study and asks if enough is being done to protect vulnerable people in search of a cure.

Produced by Anna Meisel

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Mon 20 Mar 2017 07:06 GMT
BBC World Service East Asia

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