A Comparative Approach To The Regulation Of Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research In Europe

Halliday, Samantha
March 2004
Medical Law Review;Mar2004, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p40
Academic Journal
The article discusses the controversies surrounding the research in human embryonic stem cells in Europe. It mentions that human embryonic stem cells research offers a prospect of great medical benefits but requires research on human embryo and destroy the embryo from which they are taken. It mentions that questions were raised over the ontological and moral status of the embryo, its effect on the value of human dignity, and creating human embryos mainly for research.


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