Thought for the Day: Stem Cells and Bollocks

There are a lot of ‘stem cell’ products being launched at the moment. Brands need to be very very careful what claims they make when they suggest that a plant stem cell – a PLANT stem cell – can affect the cells in human skin. 

Its one thing to use peptides to stimulate and give a ‘kick’ to the skin and collagen. Its another to suggest that those carnations you bought from the Shell garage can reverse ageing and ‘wake up’ dead cells.

If we could ‘wake up’ anything ‘dead’ or ‘non-responsive’ in the human body don’t you think scientists would give that knowledge to people who are paralysed?

Bollocks.

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Just saying.