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USA – Stem Cells. Researchers Worry about Therapeutic Tourism

Researchers in the United States are worried about the fact that there could be an increase in tourism to countries that “assure cures for serious illnesses like Alzheimer’s or multiple sclerosis with the use of stem cells”. From the Ukraine to Mexico, some doctors have said that they have miraculous cures, often using patients recruited on the Internet, without sufficient scientific evidence of their effects.

Jessica Grimm, a 27 year-old quadriplegic traveled from Texas to Costa Rica to try a controversial stem cell cure, which is not yet allowed in the United States.