stem cell therapy - updates

Rappler's latest stories on stem cell therapy


Stem cell therapy for your health: 4 things you need to know

Sep 21, 2017 - 1:30 PM

Stem cells can prevent diseases like Parkinson's and Alzheimer's – here's how they work

Stem cell therapy helps some men with erectile dysfunction

Mar 25, 2017 - 11:51 AM

The results could be an effective therapeutic option for patients suffering erectile dysfunction from other causes

STEM CELL THERAPY. Stem cells as seen on a computer screen at the University of Connecticut`s (UConn) Stem Cell Institute at the UConn Health Center on August 27, 2010 in Farmington, Connecticut, USA. File photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP

Gloria Arroyo to undergo stem cell therapy in Germany

Aug 10, 2016 - 5:35 PM

Former president Gloria Arroyo also plans to meet with Filipino communities in France and Hong Kong if allowed by the anti graft court Sandiganbayan to leave the country

UNDERGOING TREATMENT. Pampanga 2nd District Representative Gloria Arroyo grants a media interview on August 10. Photo by Mara Cepeda

Spain uses stem cell therapy to treat damaged hearts

Jan 31, 2015 - 9:20 AM

It is the first time that allogeneic cells – stem cells that come from another person – have been used to repair damage to a heart caused by a heart attack

Health chief goes on 'sick leave'

Oct 29, 2014 - 2:08 PM

2nd UPDATE Health Secretary Enrique Ona has gone on leave reportedly to attend to personal health concerns Undersecretary Janet Garin is the acting secretary during Ona s absence

ON LEAVE. Health Secretary Enrique Ona, who has been at the forefront on the campaign against Ebola, has gone on leave. Rappler file photo

Arroyo's alternative medicine doctor unlicensed

Apr 01, 2014 - 7:50 PM

Dr Antonia Park according to the Professional Regulatory Commission is not authorized to practice medicine in the Philippines She faces charges of estafa and reckless imprudence resulting in homicide

Opposition vs stem cell for unproven claims grows

Aug 28, 2013 - 10:44 PM

More doctors groups support the stand that stem cell therapy should only be administered upon the completion of clinical trials

Health chief flip-flops on support for stem cell treatment

Aug 18, 2013 - 8:00 AM

DOH Secretary Enrique Ona in a speech encourages stem cell procedures that don t have therapeutic guarantees but says his stand on the matter is not final

Stem cell debate: Innovation or safety?

Aug 17, 2013 - 10:00 AM

The challenge hounding DOH and the FDA is finding the balance between innovation and sound regulation

Solon calls for probe into stem cell therapy

Aug 15, 2013 - 9:27 PM

Rep Doy Leachon files a resolution calling for a probe in aid of legislation on the conduct of stem cell therapy in the Philippines

Leachon asks Ona to resign over stem cell issue

Aug 15, 2013 - 7:11 PM

Rep Leachon says the DOH must not allow unregistered drugs in the market without proper clinical trials because lives are at stake

Stem cell therapy: Future of medicine?

Jul 09, 2013 - 9:42 PM

DOH steps in as scammers and swindlers take advantage of stem cell therapy

FDA Circular: Registration of Stem Cell-Based Products

Jul 08, 2013 - 1:12 PM

The Philippine Food and Drug Administration has released guidelines on registering human stem cell based products on Monday July 8

DOH: Stem cell therapy not yet proven to be curative

Jul 07, 2013 - 9:00 AM

But not wanting to stifle innovation the health department will start accrediting stem cell transplant physicians who want to practice in the Philippines