Monthly Archives: July 2006

July 31, 2006

Bioethics in the News — July 31

Drug Debate (MSNBC) Stem Cells: The Hope And The Hype (Time) Stem cell ethics challenging (CourierPress) Op-Ed: The Frankenstein syndrome (Washington Times) IVF Price To Be Reduced If Women Opt For Egg Sharing Scheme (MedIndia) Banking umbilical cords has its … Read More

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July 28, 2006

Bioethics in the News — July 28

Crisis of conscience (Washington Post) Australia: 3 Sisters Make 1 Baby (The Sydney Morning Herald) GAO Slams Direct-To-Consumer Gene Tests (AP) After the Veto: Placental Cells? (Wired News) U.S. stem-cell researchers sense a chill (USA Today) Surgical tool trade ethics … Read More

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July 27, 2006

Bioethics in the News — July 27

New Orleans arrests spark ‘mercy killing’ debate (Las Vegas Tribune) Op-ed:Flawed facts on stem cells (The Examiner) Psychologists’ Group Under Fire (AP) Stem-Cell Issue A Boon For Democrats? (CBS News) UK: Half-price IVF offer if women donate eggs (The Herald) … Read More

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July 25, 2006

Bioethics in the News — July 25

Analysis: More organs a heartbeat away? (UPI) Vatican calls EU decision on funding for stem cell research ‘unacceptable’ (AP) South Korean Scientist Denies Embezzling (AP) Experimental pill may prevent Alzheimer’s (Reuters) For-profit Research Ethics Committees: How Are They Performing? (Softpedia … Read More

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July 24, 2006

Bioethics in the News — July 24

EU to Continue Stem-Cell Research Funding (AP) Brain’s Stem Cells Hold Clues to Cancer (HealthDay) Judge Orders Teen to Cancer Treatment (AP) Fat stem cells turn into muscle in US experiment () Snow Apologizes for Stem Cell Comment (AP) FDA … Read More

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July 24, 2006

Terminology Troubles

While defending President Bush’s veto of legislation to expand federally financed research on embryonic stem cells, White House press secretary Tony Snow said,”The president believes strongly that for the purpose of research it’s inappropriate for the federal government to finance … Read More

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July 21, 2006

Stem Cells: Adult vs. Embryonic

National Review Online’s Kathryn Jean Lopez interviews Dr. David Prentice on the debate over adult vs. embryonic stem cells. Lopez: As you listen to the debate in Washington — what’s most misunderstood about stem-cell research? Dr. Prentice: 1) The hope … Read More

July 21, 2006

Bioethics in the News — July 21

Governor funds stem cell research (AP) Faith drives some to refuse patients medication or care (Washington Post) Ethics questions posed to expert (Lexington Herald-Leader) Germany seeking ban on stem-cell research funding (Gulf Times) Unlike stem cells, placental cells show promise … Read More

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July 21, 2006

Bush Not Alone

On the heels of President Bush’s veto of an attempt to expand federal funding of embryonic stem cell research in the United States comes word that Germany’s research minister, Annette Schavan, has sent a letter to the European Union pressing … Read More

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