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By Mangosuthu Buthelezi
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - International Society For Stem Cell Research
He calls it innovative. Others call it a big risk. In any case, the stem cell procedure that Texas Gov. Rick Perry had last month was an unusual experiment to fix a common malady: a bad back.
Scientists are making progress in testing stem cells to treat a variety of diseases, but they're warning about clinics that push unproven treatments.