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A small group of Parkinson’s disease patients found support for their opinions on stem cell research Tuesday in a discussion with Congressional candidate Dr. Selden Spencer at St. John’s Church in Ames.
President Bush Prefers Throwing Embryos Into Dumpster Than Saving Millions of Lives by Stem Cell Research
When you are denying the hopes of millions of American families with loved ones suffering from diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, heart disease, cancer and spinal cord injuries, there is really is no good way to explain it.
President Bush has been called “anti-science,” an ideologue, bullheaded, and heartless. After all looking at the parade of common people and celebrities afflicted with Parkinson’s, spinal-cord injuries, multiple sclerosis, and ALS who else could even think of denying them a cure? Bush decided to deny the right of life to millions of living and suffering people for embryonic stem cells which were going to be discarded into garbage anyway.
Wellington film-making couple, three times Oscar winner,Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh have donated $500,000 (US$311,000) to the University of California’s research programme on human embryonic stem cells.
What is cord blood banking?
Cord blood banking is storing the umbilical cord blood taken from the baby’s umbilical cord (which is normally discarded anyway). It can be stored in private cord blood banks (paid for) or government cord blood banks (normally free).
Presently stem-cell treatment is banned in Britain, but a multiple sclerosis sufferer who went abroad for stem-cell treatment, can now move his hands and feet for the first time in years.
Stem cell transplantations are not approved by the Food and Drug Administration, and considered controversial in the United States - but not in Mexico. And stem cell transplant is the only hope for millions of patients with deadly and debilitating diseases. Who care for borders when life is at stake?
A Scottish man (Mark Westwell, 45), with multiple sclerosis (MS) claims to be pain-free for the first time in 12 years after a controversial stem-cell procedure in a Co Cork clinic, which is at the centre of an investigation.
Colorado Rep. Diana DeGette is not surprised that the U.S. Senate has yet to debate the stem- cell research bill she shepherded through the House of Representatives two months ago. But she is disappointed, yet determined to see this through.