What worries bioethicists and biologists is companies’ co-opting of a taxpayer-funded database to market #stemcell therapies without proof of safety or regulatory review.
I wrote about how the unapproved "stem cell"companies that the FDA is cracking down on are still using a federal government website to legitimize their work.
Tokens of legitimacy: "Stem cell clinics co-opt clinical-trials registry to market unproven therapies" via Yep: "...couching knowledge in layers of misinformation can be an effective way, willful or not, of spreading ignorance."
Amid FDA crackdown, stem cell clinics are still listing "studies" on , muddying the waters for patients looking for legitimate trials.
"You can concoct this bogus appearance of science, call it a clinical study, recruit people to pay to participate in your study." via
Even as regulators crack down on clinics selling dubious stem cell therapies, they're listed on a government database of clinical trials.
"At a time when lawmakers castigate tech giants for their misinformation-spreading algorithms, what responsibility do government agencies have over the data submitted to their own online repositories?" By
Stem cell clinics co-opt clinical-trials registry to market unproven therapies, critics say.
#StemCell clinics co-opt clinical-trials registry to market unproven therapies, critics say.
Companies charging patients to take part in clinical trials of dubious & sometimes dangerous therapies gain cred by registering their research on . explores the issue.
Stem cell clinics co-opt clinical-trials registry to market unproven therapies, critics say via
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Stem cell clinics co-opt clinical-trials registry to market unproven therapies, critics say via