Are stem cells safe?
Most stem cell therapy using adult stem cells is considered safe because the stem cells are collected from the patient, minimizing the risk of an unwanted reaction.
The most common side effects are temporary swelling and pain..
What are the benefits of using stem cells?
People who might benefit from stem cell therapies include those with spinal cord injuries, type 1 diabetes, Parkinson’s disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Alzheimer’s disease, heart disease, stroke, burns, cancer and osteoarthritis.
Is stem cell therapy permanent?
For many patients, Stem Cell Therapy provides pain relief that can last for years. And in some soft tissue injuries, stem cell therapy can facilitate permanent repair.
How much is stem cell treatment?
Stem cell therapy can cost anywhere between $8000 – $30,000 USD per treatment for expanded mesenchymal stem cells.
What are the risks of stem cells?
Other potential safety concerns for unproven treatments include:Administration site reactions,The ability of cells to move from placement sites and change into inappropriate cell types or multiply,Failure of cells to work as expected, and.The growth of tumors.
Why stem cells should not be used?
Some opponents of stem cell research argue that it offends human dignity or harms or destroys human life. Proponents argue that easing suffering and disease promotes human dignity and happiness, and that destroying a blastocyst is not the same as taking a human life.