Should the U.S. Government Support Embryonic Stem Cell Research? PRO
- Should the U.S. Government Support Embryonic Stem Cell Research? CON. Brownback, Sam; Souder, Mark; Hook, Carl; Doerflinger, Richard M. // Congressional Digest;Oct2001, Vol. 80 Issue 10, p234
Presents arguments against United States government support to embryonic stem cell research. Arguments presented by two U.S. legislators, from the Mayo Clinic and the National Conference of Catholic Bishops; Related issue of human cloning; Ethics issues; Clinical applications.
- Bush stem-cell decision may be first of many. Belsie, Laurent // Christian Science Monitor;8/16/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 184, p2
Discusses the decision of the George W. Bush administration to provide limited funding for embryonic stem-cell research, the ethical questions in biomedical research, and the challenge of maintaining the quality of the 60 stem-cell lines.
- Administration Position. Bush, George W. // Congressional Digest;Oct2001, Vol. 80 Issue 10, p229
Presents the address by the United States president to the nation on August 9, 2001, announcing his administration's position on federal funding for embryonic stem cell research. Potential of embryonic stem cells; Ethical questions; Drawing the line between protecting life while promoting research.
- Give a Life, Take a Life. Edwards, Catherine // Insight on the News;08/16/99, Vol. 15 Issue 30, p16
Discusses ethical and legal questions on research using stem cells from human embryos. Legality of using tax dollars for destroying human embryos or creating them for research purposes; Argument as to why stem cells cannot be considered human beings; Alternatives to embryonic stem-cell research.
- Bush's bind on stem-cell research. Schorr, Daniel // Christian Science Monitor;8/3/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 175, p11
Discusses the issue of whether stem-cell research in the United States should receive federal funding, and the decision which President George W. Bush must make regarding the issue, in light of his visit with Pope John Paul II.
- An end to procastination? // Nature;5/10/2001, Vol. 411 Issue 6834, p117
Focuses on the proposal of Germany's Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft in 2001 regarding the country's embryo protection law. Issue on human embryonic stem cell research; Implication of the proposal.
- Stem cell research gets nod, source of cells remains controversial. Kondro, Wayne // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/12/2001, Vol. 164 Issue 12, p1736
Reports a statement from Dr. Alan Bernstein, president of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, approving the continuance of research on human embryonic stem cells. Hope that stem cells can be used to treat diseases; How the stem cells are to be derived from fetal tissue obtained from...
- India to tighten rules on human embryonic stem cells research. Mudur, Ganapati // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);9/8/2001, Vol. 323 Issue 7312, p530
Reports that India is tightening regulations on research on human embryonic stem cells to prepare for research within the country as well as possible international projects that might involve embryonic material from India. National bioethics panel formed to draft guidelines for the collection...
- Bush policy: Attention turns to existing human ES cells. Cimons, Marlene // Nature Medicine;Sep2001, Vol. 7 Issue 9, p981
Reports on the announcement of a policy on federal funding for human embryonic stem (ES) cell research in the United States by President George W. Bush in August 2001. Overview of the policy; Controversy related to the ES cells research; Impact of political uncertainty in the nation on research.