US FDA to remove unproven, potentially harmful treatment used in ‘stem cell’ centers – Times of India

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BRIEF-U.S. FDA to remove unproven, potentially harmful treatment:BRIEF-U.S. FDA to remove unproven, potentially harmful treatment used in 'stem cell' centers

Aug 28 (Reuters) - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

* says took action to prevent the use of a potentially dangerous and unproven treatment belonging to stemimmune

* Fda- on behalf of fda, on aug 25, u.s. Marshals service seized five vials of vaccinia virus vaccine (live)

* Fda - is actively investigating the circumstances by which stemimmune came to possess the vaccine

* Fda-As vaccinia virus vaccine is not commercially available, fda has "serious concerns" about how stemimmune got product for unapproved, potentially dangerous treatment

* Fda-Seizure comes after fda inspections at stemimmune, california stem cell treatment centers confirmed vaccine used to create an unapproved stem cell product

* Fda says u.s. Department of justice filed seizure complaint, on behalf of fda, in u.s. District court relating to stemimmune Source text for Eikon: (http://bit.ly/2wbFDHk)

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