FDA Issues Warning Against ‘Vampire Treatments’

losangeles.cbslocal.com | 2/21/2019 | Staff
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LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The FDA says infusion of young blood known popularly known as “vampire treatments” have no proven clinical benefit to cure or treat any age-related problems.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued the warning this week as such treatments gain in popularity across the country, including in Los Angeles.

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“There is no proven clinical benefit of infusion of plasma from young donors to cure, mitigate, treat, or prevent these conditions, and there are risks associated with the use of any plasma product,” a statement from the FDA said in part.

Plasma is the liquid portion of blood and contains proteins that help clot blood. But the FDA says that even...
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