The Bahamas Ministry of Health has reportedly given the green light to a US investor to open a clinic specializing in stem cell therapy in Grand Bahama.
Okyanos Heart Institute will reportedly invest $5 million on equipment and construction to bring the island's first formidable medical tourism product to life.
The clinic will spend $3 million on equipment, and a further $2 million on construction and other related costs.
Geared towards "last chance" cardiac patients, the procedure involves the extraction of stem cells from body fat.
For original article that appeared in RJR News on June 19, 2012, click here