medical tourism

China Halts Unapproved Stem Cell Treatments

As the industry for stem cell research grows, the Health Ministry has shut down unapproved stem cell treatments. The ministry is attempting to regulate the industry through this order and a year-long campaign against...

China’s Stem-Cell Tourism

NPR’s Louisa Lim reports on Morning Edition that American tourists are traveling to China in greater numbers not for the Great Wall or the Xi’an soldiers, but for experimental medical treatments not offered back...

China Offers Unproven Medical Treatments – Christopher Bodeen and Alan Scher Zagier

With the government cracking down last year on easy organ transplants for foreigners, the Associated Press comes out with a detailed look at the next biggest trend in medical tourism to China: stem cell treatment for desperate nerve disorder patients. Via Newsday: Jim Savage, a Houston man with paralysis from a spinal cord injury, says […]

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