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Is Stem Cell Therapy Legal in Malaysia?

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In order to answer the above question, we have extracted below the relevant information from the Malaysian Guidelines for Stem Cell Research and Therapy 2009, so that you can understand and make a better informed decision.


Guidelines for Stem Cell Therapy in Malaysia

Haemopoietic stem cell and umbilical cord stem cell transplantations are the most established form of stem cell therapy. The use of other stem cells including hES (human embryonic stem cells) and somatic stem cells is considered experimental. Xenotransplantation or therapies involving the use of animal stem cells or animal cells are currently prohibited.

Indications for stem cell/cell-based therapies 
1. Standard/established 
(a) The current indications for HSC therapy (HSCT) are listed in the National Guidelines for Haemopoietic Stem Cell Therapy
2. Potential/development/experimental 
The following applications shall either be at the in vitro, animal studies or clinical trial settings;- 
(a) The use of HSC, HSC-derived cell…

Best Stem Cell Therapy Clinics in Malaysia - Reviews and Price (2020)

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In recent months, stem cell therapy has gained popularity as a promising alternative treatment option for anti-aging, cosmetic and also conditions where the current medical treatment protocols have been exhausted. However, there is also a lot of confusion due to the overwhelming mixing of credible scientific information and marketing hypes available on the internet.

We have compiled and summarised essential information below in layman's terms so that you can understand and hopefully make a better informed decision.

What are Stem Cells?

Stem cells can be viewed as master cells that can give rise to all types of cells in the body. Generally, stem cells are classified as unipotent, multi-potent or pluripotent according to their potential to differentiate. Stem cells can also be classified based on their source, for example, embryonic stem cells, foetal stem cells and adult stem cells.
Stem cells differ from other kinds of cells in the body. They are special because of their ability to…

Best Aesthetic Clinics in Malaysia 2020

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When it comes to aesthetic clinics in Malaysia, a search on Google will throw up more than 18 pages of search results for 'best aesthetic clinics in Malaysia'. So how can an average consumer find out which one is the best?

There are many popular aesthetic clinics in Malaysia, especially around the greater city of Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Penang, Malacca and Johor Bahru. Shockingly, many consumers still go to unregistered aesthetic doctors for their medical aesthetic procedures. If we wouldn't trust an unqualified car mechanic with our cars, why are we trusting an unqualified aesthetic professional with our face and body? In order to verify whether your doctor is licensed to do medical aesthetic procedures in Malaysia, you can check whether they have a LCP license over here.

Methodology: We have organised, shortlisted, filtered and selected the best aesthetic clinics based on Google search results, reviews and information available on blogs, forums and our 'internal kno…

PRP Treatment Malaysia: Cost and Reviews 2020

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Platelet Rich Plasma [PRP] therapy is the process of isolating platelets from the blood and concentrating these platelets to much higher concentration levels than normal, through the process of centrifugation. The result is Platelet Rich Plasma [PRP].


PRP treatment for face (also known as 'Vampire facelift') encourages collagen formation and improves blood supply to tissue, both of which are important factors in anti-aging therapies. Your skin texture will improve as the Platelet Rich Plasma stimulates new skin tissue growth.

PRP Therapy is a completely safe and natural treatment and is highly effective at improving the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, scarring, sun damage and dull, worn-out looking skin. PRP can be used to rejuvenate the face, neck, décolleté, back of hands, scalp and other body areas.

Other areas such as the brows, temples, cheeks, nose and chin can be treated to enhance collagen synthesis. Eye bags and also lines around the eyes can also be treated.


PRP…

Best 10 Laser Hair Removal in KL and Selangor, Malaysia 2020: Price, Reviews and Clinics

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If you are looking for the best permanent laser hair removal clinics in Malaysia, we've got the reviews and cost covered in this post.

For a layman, you might get confused over the wide range of prices and methods available in beauty salons and aesthetic clinics. Since there are many popular methods of hair removal in Malaysia, we will cover the pros and cons so that you will understand the differences between the various methods of hair removal.

Types and Methods of Hair Removal

1. Laser Hair Removal

Pros: 
The advantage of laser hair removal is that it is a speedier process compared to electrolysis. Small areas such as above the upper lip could take a minute or so while larger areas such as the underarms could take 10 minutes.results are betterless sessions required.Cons: 
Laser hair removal is more expensive than IPL.
2. IPL (Intense Pulsed Light)

IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) is not a laser. IPL machines produce a broad spectrum of light wavelengths.

Pros:
Cheaper than laser method.Widel…