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Old 03-29-2012, 12:22 AM   #1
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I've been researching the hell out of stem cells, mainly because they have great potential to cure hair loss and may not require the lengthy clinical trials of Aderans or Replicel if these stem cells are autologous. I came across a very interesting website: www.stemcellfusion.com. I don't know how much of this website is bullshit and how much is legit but I will point out what I think are the legit parts. First, scroll down to the video under the caption: "Blindness - See Again With Adult Stem Cell". This describes where a girl was blind since birth but after an infusion of stem cells, she now has nearly 20/20 vision and is driving again. It really seems to me that if stem cells can cure blindness, then they sure as hell can cure something like hair loss. Also, this story comes from a CBS affiliate here in the U.S. so it strikes me as being legitimate.
Next, scroll down 2 videos from there to the video under the heading "The Science of the Future". Go to the 1:58 point of the video. It states that bone marrow stem cells can become any cell in the body once they are placed in that specific area of the body. For example, if a bone marrow stem cell is injected into the pancreas, it becomes a pancreatic stem cell. So according to this reasoning, if a bone marrow stem cell was injected into the scalp, it would become a hair stem cell. If this is true, then it is really about f****in time that doctors started using bone marrow stem cells for hair growth. This has actually been suggested on here several times except no doctors seem to be willing to do it. Doctors really need to start looking into performing such a procedure.
*****Note - as I read more of this website, I'm beginning to think that the website itself may either be not legitimate or at least very poor put together. However, the youtube videos on the website that I alerted everyone to contain some modicum of legitimacy, especially the first one.
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Old 03-29-2012, 12:32 AM   #2
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Interesting find, I tried to check out the website but it doesn't seem to be working.
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Old 03-29-2012, 12:44 AM   #3
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I don't know, the website works whenever I go to the link. Just type in www dot stemcellfusion dot com. However, now that I read more about the guy that they talk about on the website (Christian Drapeau), I realize that he himself may very well be full of shit. But as I said in the previous post, certain elements of the website are legit, including the story about the young lady getting a cure for her blindness and the versatility of bone marrow stem cells (which I've read elsewhere as well).
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Old 03-29-2012, 04:41 AM   #4
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stem cells have the potential to cure every disease.i come up with a news recently , saying that a woman's shattered leg recovered fully by stem cells.here is the article
http://skynews.skypressoffice.co.uk/...e-used-repair-

treatment of hair loss should be nothing compared to healing a shattered leg.
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Old 03-29-2012, 04:59 AM   #5
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Frustrating.
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Old 03-29-2012, 05:38 AM   #6
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stem cells have the potential to cure every disease.i come up with a news recently , saying that a woman's shattered leg recovered fully by stem cells.here is the article
http://skynews.skypressoffice.co.uk/...e-used-repair-

treatment of hair loss should be nothing compared to healing a shattered leg.
Dude you have no idea.
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Old 03-29-2012, 07:14 AM   #7
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the problem is, they are not proven, proven is the magic word here to getting uniform results, without that word you will have various people claiming it does not work! even though it might.

there are lots of clinics which offer this, and it may work to an extent, but again its costly and a gamble, as if you dont recieve the results you want you will have lost money and be on here screaming scam.
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