Monthly Archives: August 2006

August 31, 2006

Bioethics in the News — August 31

British Fertility Society speaks out on access to IVF (BioNews) Significant Adult Stem Cell Advance Drew Modest Attention (CNSNews) Wiley Partners With The International Society For Stem Cell Research (Medical News Today) Blondes preferred: the trade in human eggs on … Read More

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August 30, 2006

Bioethics in the News — August 30

Medical mistakes ‘a result of overwork’ (The Australian) Australia: Abbott’s stem cell views ‘not religious’ (Herald Sund) Single cell stem cell lines created (BioNews) Cryo Stemcell plans to foray into consultancy, training space (HINDU Business Line) Australia: MP details suicide … Read More

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August 29, 2006

Bioethics in the News — August 29

The Lanza Protocol: Damned with very faint praise (BioNews) Call for stem cell research on plants (The Age) Nigeria: Frustrations Over Fruit Of The womb (The Guardian) Choosing a ‘God Squad,’ When the Mind Has Faded (New York Times) Straight … Read More

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August 28, 2006

Bioethics in the News — August 28

Embryonic War (Newsweek) Christian Groups Condemn Over-the-Counter Plan B (Christian Post) Australia: Therapeutic cloning winning MPs support (The Age) UK: Footballers using babies as ‘repair kits': report (AFP) Industry Sees 2nd Tissue Scandal in Year (AP) Morning-After’ Pill Approval Prompts … Read More

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August 25, 2006

Quote of the Week

My anxiety given how far we have come in just four years is that they (scientists) want a little a bit of cloning now, and in a couple of years time they will want a little bit more cloning, and … Read More

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August 25, 2006

Bioethics in the News — August 25

Morning-after pill soon will appear on shelves (Chicago Tribune) UK: ‘Designer baby’ fund hits £20,000 (BBC) Why the Stem Cell Advance May Not Be a Breakthrough (The Times) Organ trade in China raises alarm over human rights (St. Louis Post-Dispatch) … Read More

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August 24, 2006

CBHD Press Release

New Embryonic Stem Cell Study Smoke and Mirrors Says Bioethicist Chicago, Illinois – August 24, 2006 – Bioethics professor C. Ben Mitchell says that a Massachusetts laboratory’s claim to have developed a new way to derive embryonic stem cells without … Read More

August 24, 2006

Bioethics in the News — August 24

The stem-cell breakthrough that could lift ethical taboo (The Times) `Stem-cell banking picking up’ (The Hindu) Insurance Company Yields in Fight With Parents of a Tay-Sachs Child (New York Times) Could walk-in retail clinics help slow rising health costs? (USA … Read More

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