Stem cell rift among Vatican experts
- Different faiths, different views on stem cells. Lampman, Jane // Christian Science Monitor;7/23/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 166, p1
Discusses the viewpoint of different faiths on the ethics of embryonic stem cell research.
- The Master Cell. // New York Times Upfront (Teacher's Edition);10/1/2001, Vol. 134 Issue 3, p4
Presents a lesson plan on the ethics of stem-cell research in the United States. Guide questions for discussion; Strategies for classroom teaching; Destruction of human embryos through stem-cell research.
- Stem Cell Challenges. Kavanaugh, John F. // America;9/17/2001, Vol. 185 Issue 7, p22
Discusses the ethical aspects of embryonic stem cell research. Possible instruments for curing neural, heart and liver diseases; Option in order to prevent immune rejection in embryonic stem cells; Reason for the interest of science in any embryonic stem cell.
- Stem Cell Secrets. Kavanaugh, John F. // America;06/03/2000, Vol. 182 Issue 20, p24
Examines the ethics of using embryonic stem cells for the treatment of diseases. Analogy with the use of bodies of criminals in medical research; Information on stem cells; Issue of what to do with unwanted embryos that were once created by in vitro fertilization for fertility purposes.
- EMBRYONIC STEM CELL RESEARCH AND RESPECT FOR HUMAN LIFE: PHILOSOPHICAL AND LEGAL REFLECTIONS. McCartney, James J. // Albany Law Review;2002, Vol. 65 Issue 3, p597
Focuses on embryonic stem cell research, cloning, parthenogenesis and their moral aspects and treatment in U.S. jurisprudence. Description of stem cells and their relation to cloning; Ideas concerning respect for human life; Ethical issues involving stem cells from living persons or from...
- Blow to German stem-cell prospects. Abbott, Alison // Nature;11/15/2001, Vol. 414 Issue 6861, p238
Focuses on the research on human embryonic stem cells in Germany. Closure on the legalization of the human ES cells importation; Deliberations over the embryonic cells approbation; Regulations on the importation of the human ES cells under the National Ethics Council.
- Embryonic Stem cell research - The case for... Winston, Robert // Nature Medicine;Apr2001, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p396
Defends the approval of research in the use of embryonic stem (ES) cells by the British government. Reason for provision of legislative support to ES cell research; Questions to be addressed regarding the morality behind stem cell therapy; Comment of the author on the purpose of cloning...
- Stem cell stories: from bedside to bench. Woods, S. // Journal of Medical Ethics;Dec2008, Vol. 34 Issue 12, p845
The stem cell story is not a simple story but a complex narrative: one that requires careful analysis in order to identify major themes and plots. This paper offers an analysis of the ethics of the clinical application of stem cells and argues that even quite risky therapies can be ethical....
- Early embryos can yield stem cells... and survive. Pearson, Helen // Nature;8/24/2006, Vol. 442 Issue 7105, p858
The article offers insights into embryonic stem cell research. Embryonic stem cells are extracted from a blastocyst, thereby destroying the embryo. Studies shows that stem-cell lines can be grown from less developed embryos and the process could leave them unscarred. It opens up new possiblities...