Health Issues / Organ Donation
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
Baby Parts for Sale
Millions of dollars are being made by selling fetal body parts to scientists for research. What?! Isn't that against the law? Yes, but apparently private companies have found a loophole....October 1st, 2004
What Good is Fetal Research for Science?
Questionable ends not justified by immoral meansThe debate over fetal tissue research and transplantation in the scientific community began to heat up in the mid- to late-1980s when...October 1st, 2004
Islet Cell Transplantation More Successful than Previously Thought
Islet cell transplantation as a means of alleviating or even curing the symptoms of type I diabetes mellitus may be more successful than previously believed, according to a new study.The...October 1st, 2004
A Factsheet on Organ Transplantation
For Your Information:According to a report dated June 15, 2004, by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, the number of Americans in need of organ transplants...October 1st, 2004
When Aborted Babies Become Mothers
Some scientists are attempting a new procedure in infertility treatments. They take the ovaries from an aborted baby girl and implant them into women who are sterile. When these women...October 1st, 2004
Limitless Supply of Stem Cells Come From Body Fat
New York, NY -- In the midst of the debate over whether stem cells should be harvested form embryos, researchers have found what could be a "limitless" stem-cell supply -...October 1st, 2004
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