Health Issues / Organ Donation
Interview with the United Network for Organ Sharing
QUESTION: How many people are waiting for an organ transplant in the United States of America?ANSWER: Currently, there are 65,000 people who are waiting for an organ transplant in the...October 1st, 2004
Genome Projections: Breakthrough Sparks Ethical Concerns
Could the human genome mean future shock?The promise of human genetic research is so great "that the unethical thing would be to slow it down," Dr. Frances Collins, head of the National...October 1st, 2004
What the Bible Says About Organ Transplants
In this era of rapidly advancing health care technology, on a daily basis Christian nurses are confronted with critical issues that result in questions and doubt concerning the relationship...October 1st, 2004
PRESS RELEASE: 'Stem Cell Research -- A More Positive Approach'
Milwaukee, WI January 22, 1999 -- Stem cell research encountered a major ethical challenge when the National Institutes of Health allowed public money to fund research that extracted...October 1st, 2004
Human Cloning Within Reach, Experts Say
New York, NY -- Imagine if someone took a scraping of Michael Jordan’s skin cells and cloned a whole team of basketball players who could win the NCAA championship every year.Such...October 1st, 2004
Hospital Devotions - 16
1 Corinthians 15:42-43 - The body that is sown...is sown in weakness, it is raised in power.This must be said about long life: it really can wear a person out. When you were 20, you...October 1st, 2004
Stem Cell Research: Is There a Benefit?
Upon fertilization life begins an amazing journey of cell division, differentiation and finally maturation. Between fertilization and differentiation, life is in its embryonic stage....October 1st, 2004
Human Cloning: Yesterday's Never is Today's Why Not?
Just nine months have passed since an astonished world got its first glimpse of Dolly the lamb, the first animal cloned from a cell taken from an adult. It was a feat that science had...October 1st, 2004
Using Fetal Tissue
There’s new hope for those who suffer from Parkinson’s, Huntington’s, and even Alzheimer’s as well as a variety of other neural diseases. Organ and tissue transplants...October 1st, 2004
Human Genome Project: Promise or Problems?
In October 1989 the National Institutes of Health (NIH) authorized spending $3 billion for a 1012 year protect of mapping the complete genetic line of the human species. The effort...October 1st, 2004
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