ARE WE KILLING THE WEAK TO HEAL THE SICK?: FEDERALLY FUNDED EMBRYONIC STEM CELL RESEARCH
- INTRODUCTION. Ardell, Donald B. // Electronic Ardell Wellness Report (E-AWR);11/12/2004, Issue 257, p1
Presents introduction to the November 12, 2004 issue of "Electronic Ardell Wellness Report."
- Good Intentions. Morgan Capron, Alexander // Hastings Center Report;Mar/Apr99, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p26
Discusses the role of intentions in biomedical research of human stem cells. Approval of the Omnibus Consolidated and Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act (OCESAA); Success in culturing human stem cells announced by James Thomson and John Gearhat at Johns Hopkins University; Legality of...
- Human Primordial Stem Cells. Okarma, Thomas B. // Hastings Center Report;Mar/Apr99, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p30
Focuses on the ethical challenges of research with human primordial stem cells. Benefits of the derivation of the pluripotent human embryonic stem cells in biomedical research; Impact of the development and implementation of therapies based on human embryonic stem cells.
- A hard sell for stem cells. // Nature Neuroscience;Aug99, Vol. 2 Issue 8, p683
Editorial. Discusses the issues relating to the human stem cell (SC) studies as an area of biomedical research. Source of SC; Concern over the use of SC in human cloning; Arguments in favor of stem cell research; Commencement of clinical trials focused on the use of SC in treating neurological...
- Research Potential. // Congressional Digest;Oct2001, Vol. 80 Issue 10, p231
Discusses the challenges and opportunities in embryonic stem cell and stem cell research. Technical challenges; Adult stem cell research; Biomedical opportunities; Basic research applications; Therapeutic delivery systems; Other applications of stem cells.
- Stem Cell Therapy in a Pill? Faloon, William // Life Extension;Dec2006, Vol. 12 Issue 12, p7
The author reflects on human embryonic stem cells research in the U.S. He argues that the government's prohibition of stem cells research restricted the availability of therapies for millions of Americans. He highlights the role of nutrients, including vitamin D3, blueberry, green tea and...
- From the Editor. Johns, Chris // National Geographic;Jul2005, Vol. 208 Issue 1, preceding p2
Presents comments from the editor about articles appearing in this issue. Topic of stem cell research; Question about its controversial nature when there is evidence that it can aid in curing debilitating illnesses; Moral problems associated with embryonic stem cells.
- An Offshore Haven for Human Embryonic Stem-Cell Research? Okie, Susan // New England Journal of Medicine;10/20/2005, Vol. 353 Issue 16, p1645
This article focuses on embryonic stem cell research and the difficulties that many scientists in the United States face in this field. Woo Suk Hwang, a South Korean veterinarian and stem-cell biologist, is planning to offer researchers in the United States and other countries a chance to work...
- Neural Stem Cell Success. // American Scientist;Jan/Feb2013, Vol. 101 Issue 1, p29
The article discusses a clinical trial in which neural stem cells were implanted into the brains of young boys to produce myelin and increase motor function suffering as the result of a chromosome disorder.