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Diabetic retinopathy afflicts millions of diabetes sufferers worldwide. This precursor to diabetes blindness is caused when high blood sugar inside the eye’s blood vessels creates either a blockage or leakage. This failed blood flow damages the retina and leads to vision impairment; if left untreated, it can lead to blindness.
There’s nothing new about the stem cell research controversy. For as long as stem cell research has been around, so has the controversy surrounding it. Unfortunately, powerful entities like big pharma, the medical community and the media control much of the information released to the public, meaning all too often myth and fact are blurred.
In the end, it’s the patients with so-called incurable diseases who suffer.
A thinly veiled pro big pharma Consumer Affairs article last month, “A cure for diabetes? Be skeptical,” discussed, among many potential cures, stem cells. While the reference to stem cells as a cure for diabetes consumed a small piece of the article, the article as a whole stands for everything that is wrong with the medical field.
The CIRM (California Institute for Regenerative Medicine) has long been criticized by stem cell figure Don Margolis for being run by criminals who do not do as they propose — support stem cell research and help improve patients’ lives.
Don is no longer alone.
Superman was paralyzed. Peyton Manning was sidelined. Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts has been out of commission since the summer.
Illnesses and injuries happen, even to celebrities and well-conditioned athletes. What many of these celebrities, like you, are realizing is that stem cell treatment can help.
Imagine being told that you would be blind for the rest of your life. Most of us would crumble from the news. Now imagine that there is a treatment out there, a so-called “miracle cure,” that can treat crippling conditions such as optic nerve hypoplasia.
Can it be true that Americans face more dangers inside hospitals than in Iraq or from organized crime? Before you say no, read more about the truth behind hospital errors and your health.
Pharmaceutical sales reps are known for giving gifts, such as pens, posters and whatnot, to doctors. These gifts are nothing more than drug-makers’ marketing tactics, which, according to public health experts, often lead to doctors over-prescribing and using expensive medications rather than cheaper generic versions.
In India, Abbott Laboratories is putting a stop to this madness. Why, then, can’t the so-called civilized U.S. do the same?
Repair Stem Cells - stem cells that come from adults - are regularly targeted by the media and "pharma." This study on heart attacks is no exception.
At the center of the latest controversy surrounding stem cell research and treatment are some of the most vulnerable people who come to mind: children with autism.