Stem cells are increasingly making the headlines everywhere. In fact, not a week goes by without some media outlet reporting on a regenerative medicine development. And a number of biotech companies are advancing their clinical trial pipelines for the treatment of medical conditions with high unmet need such as heart disease, stroke, arthritis, ALS, multiple sclerosis, and many others. But also personal testimonials about patients who “took matters into their own hands” (and had self-funded stem cell therapy) surfaced in some of the mainstream media. Here, we therefore take a look at some of the more important stem cell-related articles that caught the attention of the media for one reason or another.