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#277549 - 03/16/17 08:12 PM stay away from stem cell therapies
Shippingnews Offline
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Registered: 10/11/15
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Just wanted to post this as a warning to those who might be considering it:

Patients Lose Sight After Stem Cells Are Injected Into Their Eyes


Although it may not be the eyes, however the article says in general that stem cell therapy is a hoax with no clinical data of effectiveness.
Male, early 30s. AS diagnosed Sep 2015. HLAB27+
Current medicines: Omeprazole, Vit D3, Celecoxib(1 tab)/Zorvolex(2 tabs)(alternatimg between these two every week), Pyridoxine, Isoniazid, MTX(3 tab) every wednesday, on humira every two weeks since Dec 2015, Weekly Humira since June 18th 2016
On cosentyx 300mg a month since Dec '16

#278011 - 05/20/17 03:03 PM Re: stay away from stem cell therapies [Re: Shippingnews]
batmanuelAS Offline
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Registered: 03/24/15
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Do you know if Spondylitis Association donations go toward stem cell research?

If so, do you know if there is a prohibition of funding toward embryonic stem cells?


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