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Story behind Gordie Howe recovery

The following comes from a June 22 story on LifeNews. Hockey legend Gordie Howe was in the headlines this year for his remarkable recovery from a stroke after a stem cell treatment in Tijuana, Mexico. Initially the reports indicated that Howe was treated with “adult” stem cells, and so the implication was that his treatment was non-controversial. But Brent Schrotenboer, of … [Read more...]

Oops! stem cells weren’t from adults after all

Sports heroes' treatment was actually derived from brain of aborted baby

The following comes from a May 28 Christian News Wire article by Jennifer Kimball Watson: The San Diego-based biotech company, Stemedica Cell Technologies, recently received attention for providing the "adult" neural stem cells that treated two sports heroes, hockey legend Gordie Howe and football MVP John Brodie. But USA Today recently broke a story showing that the … [Read more...]