With Ohtani Injury, It’s Three Strikes and Out for the Stem Cell Scam

September 7, 2018

(Los Angeles Times) – We observed in July that if there was a silver lining in Richards’ announcement, it was that the news might help dispel the hype about stem cell treatment for muscular injuries, many of which are sports-related. Stories of high-profile sports figures experiencing “miracle” cures of muscle and ligament damage were all too common, prompting athletes and laypersons alike to pay thousands of dollars for the unproven treatments.

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