ETHICAL ISSUES IN STEM CELL RESEARCH
- The environments of stem cells-- biology, ethics and policy. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/16/2002, Vol. 166 Issue 8, p1005
Editorial. Focuses on the ethical controversy surrounding human embryonic stem cell research. Policy of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) which permits harvesting of stem cells from spare embryos created by in-vitro fertilization, prohibits some research such as human cloning,...
- Why is Ottawa so scared of the stem cell? Gray, Charlotte // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/16/2002, Vol. 166 Issue 8, p1074
Reports on the debate between politicians and scientists over the ethics of embryonic stem cell research in Ottawa, Ontario. Outrage sparked by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) when it published guidelines on the research; Way that it has turned into a parlimentary reform...
- Embryonic stem cells: The end doesn't justify the means. Lee, Jacqueline // U.S. Catholic;Jan2002, Vol. 67 Issue 1, p24
Argues that the promise of treating many diseases held by stem cell research can never justify the destruction of human life in the process. Main advantages of embryonic stem cells, according to its supporters; Percent of Catholics surveyed that support stem cell research; Principles that...
- The ethics of embryonic stem cells--now and forever, cells without end. Juengst, Eric; Fossel, Michael; Juengst, E; Fossel, M // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;12/27/2000, Vol. 284 Issue 24, p3180
Offers observations on the ethics of human embryonic stem cell research. Specifics on embryonic stem cells and how they are collected; Distinction between therapeutic cloning and reproductive cloning; Moral status of the human embryo; Ethical issues; Public funding for research.
- BIOTECH AND THEODICY: WHAT CAN AND WHAT OUGHT WE TO DO IN PROCREATIVE TECHNOLOGY? Ahlers, Rolf // Albany Law Review;2002, Vol. 65 Issue 3, p679
Discusses the philosophical and religious issues connected to the cloning of human embryos and fetuses. Theoretical issues underlying stem cell research; Nature of human beings; Kind of stem cell research that can be permitted.
- In stem-cell debate, a culture war. Grier, Peter // Christian Science Monitor;7/6/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 155, p1
Focuses on the decision of United States President George W. Bush regarding federal funding of stem cell research. View that the research could help to combat some of the worst medical problems faced by mankind; Opponents of the research who argue that human embryos should not be destroyed;...
- THE LANGUAGE OF BIOTECH: IT'S NO SCIENCE. Munro, Neil // National Journal;12/15/2001, Vol. 33 Issue 50-52, p3868
Discusses the moral and ethical implications of linguistic terms used for human cloning and stem cells taken from human embryos. Linguistic disputes over the terminology; Views of several interest groups on human cloning; Terms for human cloning preferred by biotechnology researchers.
- THE ETHICS WEAVE IN HUMAN GENOMICS, EMBRYONIC STEM CELL RESEARCH AND THERAPEUTIC CLONING: PROMOTING AND PROTECTING SOCIETY'S INTERESTS. Magill, Gerard // Albany Law Review;2002, Vol. 65 Issue 3, p701
Argues that there is an ethics connection between human genomics and embryonic stem cell research based on respecting the value of human life. Case study of the first documented medical therapy to combine human genomics and embryonic stem cell research; History of human genomics; Ethical debate...
- Broadening the Debate on Cloning and Stem Cell Research. Lauritzen, Paul // America;2/4/2002, Vol. 186 Issue 3, p22
Discusses the ethical questions surrounding human cloning and stem cell research. Folly of discussing these matters as if there were an unambiguous answer to the question of the moral status of the early embryo; Techniques used by Advanced Cell Technology to clone a human embryo; Statement that...