The medical use of stem cell raises difficult moral and political questions. I thought we should discuss what embryonic stem cells are.According to Scientific American; June 2004, embryonic stem are derived from the portion of a very early stage embryo that would eventually give rise to an entire body.By clicking “Accept and Continue” below, (1) you consent to these activities unless and until you withdraw your consent using our rights request form, and (2) you consent to allow your data to be transferred, processed, and stored in the United States.
Many people all over the United States and the world suffer untreatable, life threatening diseases.
If stem cell research is funded these disease would not only be cured but prevented.
With the development of stem cell research, and the more controversial embryonic stem cell research, every one of these instances could not only be cured, but prevented, within the next half century....
[tags: Stem Cell Research, medical,] - Embryonic stem cell is one of the most controversial, widely discussed medical issues in the United States today.
First of all you need to know there are three main categories of stem cells.
Embryonic, Fetal and Adult; not everyone is for or against all of these types.In the use of stem cells, there is room for error, especially in transplanting cells to renew or help cells....[tags: transplanting, research, disease, stem cell] - An interesting aspect of stem cell research is how politically charged it was from its very beginning.So why the sudden intense return of fierce political debates over an old issue.It’s because President Obama recently revoked the ban on stem cell research, as he believes it holds the potential to revolutionize the medical industry in the years to come.As USA Today quoted him saying in March, after he stopped restricting federal funding for stem cell research, "At this moment, the full promise of stem cell research remains unknown and should not be overstated....[tags: Medical Field, Stem Cell Research] - A mother has developed Alzheimer’s, preventing her from having a normal relationship with her family.[tags: Science / Stem-Cell Research / Ethics] - Stem cell research has been met with major ethical concerns in the media and as a result the research has tried to address the concerns of funding and ethical dilemmas.There are 6 major concerns raised in the review, such as: Tumor Formation, Contaminating Animal Products, Genetic Compatibility, Funding Issues, Selecting and generating the Right cell type from transplantation and new approaches to generating embryonic stem cells (ES).Stem cells have the ability to regenerate themselves and produce specialized cell types (Academy of Sciences, 2009).After a stem cell divides, the stem cell can continue to exist as a stem cell, or turn into a unique cell, like a red blood cell (Institutes of Health, U. [tags: Stem Cell Research ] - Recently in the scientific world, the field of embryonic stem cell research has become a popular topic and has been the subject for many heated debates.