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Health Issues / Organ Donation



Commentary on Human Cloning
Recently, an obscure Illinois physicist announced his intention to clone a human being within the next two years, in doing so, Dr. Richard Seed became the focus of a national debate,...
October 1st, 2004
Ethics and Fetal Organ Donation
[CLR NOTE: Following is a portion of a letter written to someone who directed the above question to Pastor Fleischmann. It is far from an exhaustive review of the topic but may provide...
October 1st, 2004
Fetal-to-Fetal Tissue Transplants
Despite the age of this article, it is nevertheless included on this website for your information.Technology has given rise to the use of human fetal-to-fetal tissue transplants. This...
October 1st, 2004
Dolly's Other DNA Came from Donor Egg
Dolly's Other DNA Came from Donor EggJanice Hopkins Tanne, New YorkThe DNA in the nuclei in cells of Dolly, the cloned sheep, came from the udder cell of an adult sheep. But where did...
October 1st, 2004
A Fair Way of Donating Hearts for Transplantation
In the early years after the introduction of heart transplantation the supply of donor hearts increased yearly as greater numbers of transplant centres came into existence and more...
October 1st, 2004
Pre-Implantation Test Still Leads to Death
The Journal of the American Medical Association reports that researchers have successfully demonstrated the ability to determine if an embryo produced by in-vitro fertilization is free...
October 1st, 2004
Genetic Counseling Pose New Challenges for Clergy
By the year 2001, scientists expect to complete mapping the human genetic blueprint. As each gene is identified, some day there is likely to be a commercial blood test to learn whether...
October 1st, 2004
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


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