Feb 7, 2014 - 04:02 am .- Remarkable advancements in stem cell biology are enabling scientists to reprogram mature cells into a variety of different tissues – but experts say these methods should be used carefully to avoid ethical questions and inadvertent cloning.
Jan 10, 2014 - 12:07 pm .- Debate over requiring life support for a reportedly brain-dead pregnant woman should remember both the imperative not to provide excessive care and the personhood of the unborn child, a bioethicist says.
Jan 4, 2014 - 06:03 am .- The “tragic” case of teenage girl Jahi McMath – now at the center of a legal controversy over brain death – shows the need to determine the facts before making ethical conclusions, says a bioethicist.
Aug 23, 2013 - 04:13 am .- The first human trials for the treatment of blindness using induced pluripotent stem cells has brought the hope of creating stem cell therapies that do not rely upon destroy embryos back in the public eye.
Jun 10, 2013 - 09:35 am .- The Pontifical Academy for Life has started a group called “Friends for Life” to expand its network around the world.
May 15, 2013 - 02:02 pm .- Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley called the successful production of embryonic stem cells by cloning human embryos an “abuse” which ignores the dignity and value of the human person.
Oct 8, 2012 - 05:28 pm .- Moral theologian Father Thomas Berg is praising the work of Shinya Yamanaka, the winner of this year's Nobel Prize in medicine, for helping to “put human embryonic stem cell research largely out of business.”
May 19, 2012 - 06:06 am .- An increase in the practice of surrogate pregnancy is leading to health risks, ethical concerns and a problematic understanding of the family, warns the founder of a bioethics organization.
Page 1 of 1