Stem Cells: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions), 2nd Edition by Jonathan Slack
English | December 1st, 2021 | ISBN: 0198869290 | 168 pages | True EPUB | 1.21 MB
The topic of stem cells has a high profile in the media. We've made important advances in our scientific understanding, but despite this the clinical applications of stem cells are still in their infancy and most real stem cell therapy carried out today is some form of bone marrow transplantation. At the same time, a scandalous spread of unproven stem cell treatments by private clinics represents a serious problem, with treatments being offered which are backed by limited scientific rationale, and which are at best ineffective, and at worse harmful.