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Boosted by celebrity endorsements and a controversial research program, clinics are peddling stem cell autism treatments questioned by experts

A researcher holds a box containing vials of human embryonic Stem Cell cultures from the freezer at the Burnham Institute on November 3, 2004 in La Jolla, California. Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images From Central America to Ukraine, unlicensed clinics are offering stem cell therapies as a treatment for autism.  Stem cells used mainly to treat blood disease. Their effectiveness on autism is unproven and the FDA has not licensed their use for the condition. One prominent clinic providing such tre...
Tags: Facebook, Home Depot, UK, Hollywood, Science, Instagram, US, Trends, Ukraine, Cnn, Autism, News UK, Stem Cells, Josh Brolin, Fda, Mel Gibson

US accuses Syria of delaying constitution ahead of election

The United States and several Western allies on Tuesday accused the Syrian government of deliberately delaying the drafting of a new constitution to waste time until presidential elections in 2021, and avoid U.N.-supervised voting as called for by the U.N. Security Council. U.S. deputy ambassador Richard Mills urged the Security Council to “do everything in its power” to prevent Bashar Assad’s government from blocking agreement on a new constitution in 2020. The Trump administration believes A...
Tags: News, US, Syria, United States, Assad, Trump, Security Council, Bashar Assad, Richard Mills, Geir Pedersen, U N Security Council U S

The Whistle: verifying digital evidence of human rights violations

The footage is shaky but the sounds of gunfire and “Allahu Akbar!” are unmistakable as the boy darts along the dusty road towards the burnt-out car. Puffs of smoke erupt around him. He falls to his knees. Has he been shot? It’s hard to tell, but a moment later he is up again, running for the shelter of the abandoned car. Yet it’s not over. He emerges holding the hand of an even younger girl dressed in pink. They run, hesitantly at first, then desperately. The fear on their faces is palpabl...
Tags: Youtube, Time, European Union, Syria, Bbc, United Nations, Cambridge, Malta, Creative Commons Attribution, Sana, McPherson, Richard Mills

Illinois Sends Couple to Prison in Public Corruption Case

Illinois Sends Couple to Prison in Public Corruption Case A federal judge in Illinois sentenced a husband and wife last month to prison for defrauding the Illinois Department of Health out of as much as $3 million. Leon Dingle Jr., 78, was sentenced to 6 years in prison. His 76 year old wife Karin Dingle was ordered to serve 3 years. Prosecutors say that the Dingles operated a for profit company called Advance Health, Social & Educational Services. The couple also operated three non-profits cal...
Tags: Obama, America, Chicago, Illinois, U S District Court, Department, Golden, Danny Davis, Dingle, Illinois Department of Health, Eric Whitaker, Richard Mills, Leon Dingle Jr, Fraud Recovery, Brian Mahany, Karin Dingle

Obama Friend Wona t Testify in Grant Fraud Case

Federal prosecutors say they don't plan to call a friend of President Barack Obama's who made what they call "baseless accusations" about racial bias to testify in a trial over funds allegedly misused at the Illinois Department of Public Health. The decision not to call Dr. Eric Whitaker to testify was announced Tuesday, a day after Judge Richard Mills declared Whitaker a "hostile witness." [Link to media]
Tags: Barack Obama, Whitaker, Illinois Department of Public Health, Eric Whitaker, Obama Friend Wona, Richard Mills