Caroline hopes HSCT has halted MS – 12 months on, no new lesions

HSCT is a great treatment for multiple sclerosis but, to be fair, its beneficial effects are not felt by everyone who undergoes the therapy. Autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, to give HSCT its full title, is an intense procedure. It involves harvesting stem cells from each patient, doses of chemotherapy suppress the immune system, before … Continue reading Caroline hopes HSCT has halted MS – 12 months on, no new lesions

New clinic in Mexico to open to treat chronic diseases – but including a very different stem cell treatment

There is a second clinic being set up in Mexico that claims it is going to be offering various treatments, including stem cell therapy, at a fraction of the price of Clinic Ruiz. It is important to realise, though, that the new clinic’s stem cell treatment is not HSCT. Treatment at the new clinic will … Continue reading New clinic in Mexico to open to treat chronic diseases – but including a very different stem cell treatment

Patricia hits Mexico while UK is on ‘storm alert’

UPDATE: Hurricane Patricia has made landfall in Mexico's Jalisco province in which major tourist destination Puerto Vallarta is situated. Hundreds of thousands of people are said to be in its path. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Storms lie ahead. Nothing strange in that, it is just a difference in scale. As the British news media gets its figurative knickers … Continue reading Patricia hits Mexico while UK is on ‘storm alert’