Those Amazing Little Stem Cells and What They Can Do

By Germaine Wensley RN   Perhaps you’ve seen articles about how human stem cell therapy has helped and even cured individuals. Maybe you’ve wondered what stem cells really are or where they can be found. Stem cells are the very basic cells found in … Continued

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Human Cloning: Assailing Human Dignity

by Miguel Endara, Ph.D.   The 2005 film, The Island, casts a cloak of moral dubiousness over human cloning. In this futuristic production, science has perfected cloning to the point where a for-profit company generates clones to provide replacement organs and parts for wealthy … Continued

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A New Year – A New World

Are we using the tools God has given us? Or are we playing God? Advances in medical science have multiplied dramatically since the beginning of the century. But the developments of 2016 really stand out for their number and the … Continued

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Pre-implantation genetic Screening and Selection (PIGSS) biotechnology and the Church in 2014

Pre-Implantation Genetic Screening and Selection, (PIGSS) is the screening and pre-selection of embryos before implantation in the uterus through in vitro fertilization technology, so that the optimal embryo might be selected or genetically enhanced. It is anticipated that it will … Continued

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The Big Cloning News You Probably Didn’t Hear

Nearly two decades have passed since the birth of Dolly the sheep, a clone manufactured through a process known as somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT). Since that time, the prospect of human cloning has been eagerly or fearfully anticipated—throughout the … Continued

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Stop Funding Embryonic Stem Research

Scholl Institute of Bioethics is against using human embryonic stem cells for experimentation since these cells emanate from the killing of a human being. This immoral research should be prohibited and never paid for by our taxes. Moral and better … Continued

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Life and Death Truths

Polls: Gallup’s annual Values and Beliefs survey of May 3-6, 2010 showed: “Medical research using stem cells obtained from human embryos” – 59% for and 32% against. “Doctor assisted suicide” – 46% for and 46% against. How can pro-life move … Continued

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A New Threat to Women – Eggsploitation

Several years ago when taking a course at a local community college we were astonished to see an ad to buy eggs in the school paper. What was this all about? Eggs for what purpose? Were they for the process … Continued

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Adult Stem Cells: The Only Ones That Really Help

Almost every time we pick up the paper, there is an article on stem cells. It can be very confusing. Here are some simple definitions that can help. Stem cells – cells that have the ability to divide for indefinite … Continued

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