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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


What life in 2021 will look like

Skye Gould/Insider Business Insider tapped eight leading COVID-19 experts across the US to create a best guess for what 2021 will be like. The good news is that life with the virus is almost certain to get better in 2021. But you will still need to wear a mask, social distance, and take other precautions, as it becomes safer to gather again. Here is Business Insider's timeline for the year ahead. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. No one knows exactly what life will look ...
Tags: Science, Brown University, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Features, Healthcare, 2022, Philadelphia Eagles, University of Pennsylvania, Pfizer, Eagles, Omaha Nebraska, Harvard Medical School, Popescu, Regeneron


Revisiting the Carolina Hurricanes’ 2010 Draft

Coming off a middling 2009-10 season in Raleigh in which the Carolina Hurricanes finished 35-37-10, third in the Southeast Division, the team turned to the NHL Draft with optimism. In many ways, their optimism paid off. Let’s take a look at how the 2010 Draft went for them. First Round Jeff Skinner- C- Kitchener (OHL)- #7 Drafted No. 7 overall in the 2010 Draft, Skinner was coming off a year with the Kitchener Rangers in which he had scored 50 goals and 40 assists for 90 points and...
Tags: Nordstrom, Minnesota, Sport, Harvard, Nashville, Philadelphia, Jordan, Buffalo, AHL, Hockey, NHL, San Jose Sharks, Levi, Anaheim Ducks, Southern California, Charlotte


Revisiting David Poile’s Drafts – 1999

Last week, I introduced a series that looks back at David Poile’s drafts as general manager of the Nashville Predators, evaluating his selections and mentioning any opportunities he missed with each pick. The first installment looked at the franchise’s first draft, when they picked a franchise legend in David Legwand, but received little production from anyone else. David Poile has been the Predators’ general manager since the team’s inception. (Photo by Shelley Lipton/Icon Sportswire via ...
Tags: Europe, Florida, Usa, Sweden, Washington, Russia, Sport, Czech Republic, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Finland, Blues, Romania, Nashville, Detroit Red Wings, Penguins


Ducks deal Pontus Aberg to Wild for prospect as roster makeover continues

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Ducks general manager Bob Murray continued his midseason roster overhaul on Wednesday when he traded left wing Pontus Aberg to the Minnesota Wild for center Justin Kloos, a 25-year-old prospect who scored 30 points in 34 games in the AHL this season. In addition, the Ducks placed Ryan Kesler on injured reserve and sent him back to Anaheim to have his unspecified lower-body injury re-evaluated by the team’s medical personnel, after he was hurt in the second period of a 3-1 loss ...
Tags: Minnesota, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Detroit Red Wings, AHL, NHL, Detroit, Terry, Ducks, Jones, Anaheim-ducks, Dallas Stars, Murray, Edmonton Oilers, TSN


JD.com's Billionaire CEO Will Not Be Charged With Sexual Assault

In September, JD.com's billionaire founder, Richard Liu, was accused of rape nearly four months ago by a young Chinese student at the University of Minnesota. He was reportedly in Minneapolis for his studies since he is a doctoral student at the university. According to The New York Times, "the Hennepin County attorney's office said that it did not find enough evidence to pursue a sexual assault case against Mr. Liu (Warning: source may be paywalled; alternative source)." From the report: The of...
Tags: Minneapolis, China, Tech, The New York Times, Liu, Hennepin County, Richard Liu, University of Minnesota He, Liu Qiangdong, Liu Warning, Mr Liu


Vesey’s Role With Rangers Could Be in Danger

With cautious optimism for the future and tempered excitement over a now-finalized New York Rangers roster that will show the first signs of the front office’s youth movement, Jimmy Vesey has largely been forgotten during the preseason. Unfortunately for Vesey, it’s his own fault. Given the promise showed by young centers Filip Chytil and Brett Howden, encouraging play by defensemen Neal Pionk and Tony DeAngelo and a strong training camp from winger Vinni Lettieri that resulted in an improbable ...
Tags: Sport, Harvard, Rangers, Nashville, Quinn, Hockey, NHL, New York Rangers, Chicago Blackhawks, Philadelphia Flyers, Boston University, Boston College, Alain Vigneault, Cody McLeod, McLeod, Kevin Hayes


JD.com is rallying after launching its e-commerce platform in Thailand (JD)

JD.com shares are up after the Chinese e-commerce giant officially launched its JD CENTRAL platform in Thailand. The company  partnered with Central Group, the biggest retail conglomerate in Thailand, to expand its footprint in Southeast Asia.  JD.com shares were under pressure earlier this month after CEO Liu Qiangdong was detained on rape allegations in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Watch JD.com trade in real time here. JD.com is up 2% Thursday after the company officially launched its e-commerc...
Tags: Minneapolis, China, Southeast Asia, Trends, Thailand, Santander, Liu, Minneapolis Minnesota, Central Group, Andrew Left, University of Minnesota He, Liu Qiangdong, Southeast Asia Vincent Yang, Andrea Orcel SurveyMonkey


JD.com jumps after one of its CEO's lawyers told Chinese media she doesn't think he will face charges over rape suspicion (JD)

JD.com jumped 5% Wednesday after one of CEO Liu Qiangdong's attorneys told Chinese media that she doesn't think Liu will face charges over sexual-misconduct allegations. Shares were under pressure earlier this month after Liu was briefly detained in Minneapolis, Minnesota on suspicion of rape.  Watch JD.com trade in real time here. JD.com jumped 5% Wednesday after one of CEO Liu Qiangdong's attorneys told Chinese media that she doesn't think Liu will face charges over the recent sexual-miscon...
Tags: Navy, China, Trends, Alibaba, Reuters, Liu, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis Minnesota, University of Minnesota He, Liu Qiangdong, Brisbois, Jill Brisbois, Loretta Chao


Keith Fahnhorst, Former San Francisco 49ers Tackle, Dead At 66

Former San Francisco 49ers tackle Keith Fahnhorst passed away Tuesday as his former team revealed the news on Thursday night. He was 66-years-old. Fahnhorst was a second round pick for the 49ers in 1974 after notably becoming an All-Big 10 pick as a tight end during his college days at the University of Minnesota. He would go on to play for the San Francisco side his whole career as he helped them win two Super Bowls in 1981 and 1984.
Tags: News, San Francisco, University of Minnesota He, Keith Fahnhorst, Fahnhorst


Wild Signs 5th Rounder Nick Seeler

The Minnesota Wild have signed 2011 5th round draft pick Nick Seeler to a two-year, entry-level contract, the team announced Saturday. End of College Career Seeler finished his third year of collegiate hockey last weekend when the University of Minnesota Gophers hopes of a NCAA tournament berth were dashed. They lost to Michigan in the Big Ten championship game. Though the Eden Prairie, Minnesota native has had four years of eligibility pass since being drafted, he’s played just three season...
Tags: News, Minnesota, Iowa, Ncaa, Michigan, AHL, NHL, Sharks, Minnesota Wild, Michael Russo, Eden Prairie Minnesota, Star Tribune, Kelly, Gophers, Sabres, University of Nebraska Omaha