Two Rights Make a Dilemma: Ethical Questions in Stem Cell Research
- stem cell translation and bioethics. English, Denis // Annals of Neurosciences;Oct2012, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p147
The author focuses on the stem cell translation and bioethics in the U.S. He says that progressed in the human embryonic stem cell research was halted because of the proclamation of former U.S. President George W. Bush that prohibits federal funding of researches that destructs human embryo. He...
- In This Issue. // Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics;Mar2008, Vol. 83 Issue 3, p373
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one by RC Addis and colleagues on the transplantation strategies for human embryonic stem cells.
- Remaking Ourselves? Shannon, Thomas A. // Commonweal;12/04/98, Vol. 125 Issue 21, p9
Discusses information on the ethical issue of stem-cell research. Details on the capacity of isolating and cultivating human stem cells; Moral status of the human embryo and of the tissue of an aborted fetus; Argument on the process of differentiation; Reasons for considering the...
- Human Embryonic Stem-Cell Research: Science and Ethics. Wright, Shirley J. // American Scientist;Jul/Aug99, Vol. 87 Issue 4, p352
Discusses the issues connected with the culture and use of human embryonic stem cells in research. Information on the human embryonic stem cell; Details on the methods used by researchers at Johns Hopkins University; Possible alternatives to the use of human embryonic cells; Comments on the...
- End embryo research. // Christian Century;09/27/2000-10/4/2000, Vol. 117 Issue 26, p946
Deals with the controversy over research on human embryo stem cells for medical purposes in the United States and Great Britain. Support of the governments in both countries for research on human embryo stem cells; Benefits which governments claim could be gained from the research; Opposition...
- The cows come home. // Commonweal;12/04/98, Vol. 125 Issue 21, p10
Reveals the results of the research that scientists have implanted a human nucleus in the enucleated egg of a cow. Discussion on creating stem cells by fusing human cells with cow eggs; Difference from other kinds of stem cell research.
- Human blastocysts from aggregated mononucleated cells of two or more non-viable zygote-derived embryos. Alikani, Mina; Willadsen, Steen M. // Reproductive BioMedicine Online (Reproductive Healthcare Limited;Jul/Aug2002, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p56
Provides information on a study that investigated the developmental capacity of aggregates of surviving mononucleated cells isolated from several non-viable embryos on day three or day four after fertilization. Methodology of the study; Results and discussion on the study.
- IVF and the history of stem cells. Edwards, R.G. // Nature;9/27/2001, Vol. 413 Issue 6854, p349
Examines the historical potential of embryo stem cells. Fundamental approach to alleviating severe incurable human maladies; Origin of the embryo stem cell; Significance of the birth of children conceived in vitro; Characteristics of embryo stem cells.
- Stem cell politics, ethics and medical progress. Annas, George J.; Caplan, Arthur; Elias, Sherman // Nature Medicine;Dec99, Vol. 5 Issue 12, p1339
Tremendous controversy has surrounded efforts to undertake research on totipotent human stem cells. To date public policy in the United States has attempted to skirt the ethical and social questions raised by this research. Annas et al. argue that research using human embryos as a source of...