It is not illegal for Chinese people to travel abroad for medical procedures, including regenerative therapies. Photo: SCMP Pictures It is not illegal for Chinese people to travel abroad for medical procedures, including regenerative therapies. Photo: SCMP Pictures
It is not illegal for Chinese people to travel abroad for medical procedures, including regenerative therapies. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Six Japanese arrested over medical treatments using blood taken from umbilical cords, which are popular with Chinese visitors

Blood taken from umbilical cords and placenta is high in blood-forming stem cells, which are used in treatments for leukaemia and other critical diseases

It is not illegal for Chinese people to travel abroad for medical procedures, including regenerative therapies. Photo: SCMP Pictures It is not illegal for Chinese people to travel abroad for medical procedures, including regenerative therapies. Photo: SCMP Pictures
It is not illegal for Chinese people to travel abroad for medical procedures, including regenerative therapies. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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