Abortion methods 'compromised' by research

Charles, Dan
May 1991
New Scientist;5/18/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1769, p11
Reports on a law pending in the U.S. Congress which would allow medical researchers to explore ways to transplant tissue from aborted fetuses into patients. Dorle Vawter of the Center for Bioethics at the University of Minnesota's concern that the use of fetal tissue will encourage women to have abortions; Unique features of fetal tissue; Diseases that use transplants for treatment; Researchers' plan to study fetal brain cells to find ways to treat Alzheimer's disease.


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