Health Issues / Organ Donation
Researchers Map Human DNA
Scientists have made a major advance as they have discovered the genetic sequence of an entire human chromosome. All the genetic information (DNA) for a human being is packed onto 23...October 1st, 2004
How Small Is Too Small? - Issues Surrounding the Low-Birth-Weight Infant
My first job as a new RN in 1969 was in the special care nursery at Babies Hospital in New York City. The environment was cutting-edge. We rigged adult ventilators for babies, grappled...October 1st, 2004
A Choice or Genetic Child Abuse?
Before explaining why he advocates human cloning, medical ethicist Gregory Pence asks people to turn off the science-fiction movie running in their minds.Dismiss the fear of breeding...October 1st, 2004
Sex Selection Ultrasounds Done at 12 Weeks
Dr. John Stephens tells pregnant mothers if they will have a boy or a girl "and tells them early enough so they can have abortions if they choose." Couples pay Stephens $1,200 in cash...October 1st, 2004
ABC, Congress Disclose Fetal Tissue Sales
On Wednesday, March 8, 2000, the ABC news program 20/20 broadcast a story revealing the illegal sale of fetal body parts taken from aborted infants. Information about the practice,...October 1st, 2004
One can hardly send out a newsletter these days, especially in the pro-life arena, without mentioning cloning. Much ink is being spilled since Scottish scientists announced the cloning...October 1st, 2004
What is Immoral About Eugenics?
It is a "given" in discussions of genetic engineering that no sensible person can be in favour of eugenics. The main reason for this presumption is that so much horror, misery, and...October 1st, 2004
Alternatives to Fetal Tissue Transplants in Parkinsons Disease Treatment
CLR NOTE: Despite the age of this article, it is nevertheless included on this website for your information.There are many alternatives to fetal tissue transplantation in the treatment...October 1st, 2004
Cloning of Humans
A reader asks: Cloning of animals (may have) been discovered and done. Men boast humans are next. Through my Bible reading, I do not believe this is possible, but is another lie of...October 1st, 2004
Waiting for the Working Draft from the Human Genome Project
A huge achievement, but not of immediate medical useHyped as biology's holy grail, the generation of a consensus sequence of the entire human genome is the flagship endeavour of the...October 1st, 2004
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