Monthly Archives: December 2005

December 30, 2005

In The News — December 26-30

Chinese Inmates’ Organs For Sale To Britons A Chinese company has begun marketing kidneys, livers and other organs from executed prisoners to sick Britons in need of transplants.(Washington Times) Embryo Cloning Cheat Resigns in Disgrace The world’s most successful cloning … Read More

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December 28, 2005

Grand Rounds

The Health Care Blog hosts the final Grand Rounds of 2005 and highlights some of the best medical and health care posts of the year.

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December 22, 2005

Bioethics & Health News
December 22

Second Journal Probing Stem Cell Scientist A second scientific journal is investigating research by an embattled stem cell scientist — this time his claim that he cloned a dog.(AP) Bad Students Can Turn Out To Be Bad Doctors Doctors who … Read More

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December 21, 2005

Bioethics & Health News
December 21

Group Sues to Halt Ill. Contraceptive Rule A group founded by evangelist Pat Robertson is suing to stop Illinois from requiring pharmacies to fill prescriptions for emergency contraception, saying the rule violates a druggist’s right to refuse on religious and … Read More

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December 20, 2005

Bioethics & Health News
December 20

Federal Survey Shows Unwanted Births Up More American women are having babies they didn’t want, a survey indicates, but federal researchers say they don’t know if that means attitudes about abortion are changing.(AP) South Korean University Begins Stem Cell Probe … Read More

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December 20, 2005

Grand Rounds

The latest edition of Grand Rounds medical blogging wrap up posted at Medpundit. This week has a little something for everyone: literary medical blogging, nurse blogging, patient blogging, doctor blogging, and more.

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December 20, 2005

No Embryos were Harmed

As you may know, Don Ho recently underwent surgery in Thailand. Stem cells were isolated from his own blood and injected directly into his heart. He has just returned to Hawaii, and is recovering “at an undisclosed location.” According to … Read More

December 19, 2005

In The News — December 19

Swiss Hospital to Allow Assisted Suicide A Swiss hospital has agreed to let an assisted-suicide organization help terminally ill patients take their own lives on its premises.(AP) Alzheimer’s, Dementia Cases to Rise Drastically The number of people suffering from dementia … Read More

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