How well-meaning donations end up fueling an unproven, virtually unregulated $2 billion stem cell industry

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Under a draft proposal, patients would be able to buy some therapies without regulatory approval

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Critics are concerned about the explosion in controversial stem cell procedures offered by clinics—and, increasingly, respected hospitals

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Surgeon Henry Heimlich is best known for inventing a way to rescue choking victims, but a quarter-century ago, he was vilified for promoting a fringe treatment for AIDS & Lyme disease. Called malarial therapy, it involved injecting patients with the malaria-causing parasite, supposedly to stimulate their immune systems

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A study on rats offers the first biological evidence that small doses of hallucinogenic drugs could have therapeutic benefits

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Unproven therapies should not be marketed to patients.

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In a recent documentary, the geneticist doubled down on comments he made a decade ago, then apologized for, regarding race, genetics and intelligence

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In two studies published recently, researchers ran systematic searches through crowdfunding sites to see just how pervasive this issue is. They identified thousands of campaigns raising millions of dollars for medical treatments that are not backed by science

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