Stem Cell Research
Stem cells are undifferentiated, or “blank,” cells that have the potential to develop into cells that serve many different functions in many parts of the body, such as the heart, lungs, and brain. Most cells in the body are differentiated cells. This means that they can only serve a specific function in a particular organ. For example, red blood cells...
The stem cell controversy is the consideration of the ethics of research involving
the ..... members, whether they are for or against embryonic stem cell research.” ...
Aug 9, 2001 ... Anti-abortion groups also oppose research on stem cells derived from aborted
fetuses. They reject the argument that since abortion is already ...
Explains why the Catholic Church is against stem cell research and the
destruction of human embryos, and why stem cell research is related to abortion
Nancy Reagan's public endorsement of stem cell research
has done much to publicize and fund raise to aid the campaign for a cure for Alzheimer's disease. In 2004 more than 200 House members signed a letter asking President George Bush to reverse his limited embryonic s
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This decision comes amidst a heated debate regarding the medical and
economic potential of stem cell research as against its ethical pitfalls. The
We examine the 10 myths about embryonic stem cell research.
Embryonic stem cell research is touted as a potential cure for many of these ...
cell debate through this viewpoint, any potential benefit is weighed against the ...
Jul 17, 2008 ... Scientists largely agree that stem cells may hold a key to the treatment, and even
cure, of many serious medical conditions. But while the use of ...
Because embryonic stem cell research involves the destruction of the ... the norm
against deliberate embryo destruction but allowed funding for research to ...