Monthly Archives: November 2005

November 30, 2005

Cloning in the Show Me State

In Missouri, a lawsuit has been filed to block a stem cell research initiative from appearing on a 2006 ballot. The lawsuit alleges the title of the proposed constitutional amendment is “unfair and deceptive” by claiming to “ban human cloning … Read More

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November 30, 2005

Bioethics & Health News
November 30

Partial Face Transplant Done in France Doctors have performed the world’s first partial face transplant, grafting a nose, lips and chin onto a 38-year-old woman disfigured by a dog bite, hospital officials said Wednesday.(AP) Surgical Technique Cuts Islet Cell Transplant … Read More

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November 29, 2005

Caplan’s Abortion Politics

In his latest column for MSNBC, bioethicist Art Caplan concludes, “When abortion politics are permitted to twist, obscure and ignore the facts about fetal development, fetal pain and the nature of informed consent in medicine that is a fact that … Read More

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November 29, 2005

Hwangs’ Lies

Last week the South Korean stem cell pioneer Hwang Woo-Suk publicly apologized after an official investigation found two female scientists in his laboratory donated their own eggs for his research on cloning. But Hundreds of South Koreans have offered to … Read More

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November 23, 2005

Stem Cells in the Old Dominion State

Richard M. Doerflinger — Deputy Director, Secretariat for Pro-Life Activities, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops — testified on November 15 before a Virginia legislative stem cell research subcommittee regarding the Catholic Church’s perspective on stem cell research. A copy of … Read More

November 22, 2005

Grand Rounds 2.09

This week’s host is codeblog, which is dedicated to telling medical stories. The Scoop, as this week’s Grand Rounds is titled, has a number of interesting posts. They include: — I have seen people die. by Head Nurse — You … Read More

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