Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Stem Cell Therapies

October 23, 2012

Secretary Ona released a public advisory concerning the use of stem cells as therapy. He mentioned that  Department of Health is still investigating the claims regarding the preventive and curative benefits of the said therapy.

He also advised the public to avoid stem cell therapies using embryonic stem cells, aborted fetuses, genetically-altered and animal fresh cells as sources of stem cells.

Department of Health is working on guidelines for the use of stem cell therapy in which they intend  to issue soon. 

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