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More controversy on embryonic stem cell research by Linda MacDonald Glenn Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 10:28pm Embryonic stem cell research might now be more potentially viable for the UK Stem Cell Bank, which learned that samples from 150 random human embryos, far fewer than previously thought, might be able to generate materials beneficial for two thirds of the population. Embryonic stem cells can mature into various types of tissue that can potentia ... Read on »
American Diabetes Association Praises Senate's Stamp of Approval for Embryonic Stem Cell Research, Which Could Help Cure Diabete by Connie Bennett Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 18 Dec 2008 8:10pm The American Diabetes Association (ADA) is getting more active in the debate over controversial stem cell research, which fans hail as potentially pivotal in coming up with cures for diabetes and other diseases. The organization applauded the U.S. Senate's passage of the Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act" (S.5) last week, which would ease f ... Read on »
Stem Cells -- To Research or Not To Research by Vicki B. Patient Expert Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:58pm Once again we hear the results. Nerve response is restored in mice due to stem cell research. Stem cells are a possible source for repair or replacement strategies in MS – there is no question. The controversy is in the source of the stem cells used in the research. Currently federal policy limits the number of stem cell lines av ... Read on »
Stem Cell Research! How could an ... by A. Brewster S. Patient Expert Posted Thu 30 Oct 2008 3:25pm Stem Cell Research! How could anyone even begin to liken this to an abortion? Of course, El presidente' could and did with his veto of this important and necessary bill. This man has consistently voted to please his"base' rather than work for the good of the American people and instead of paying attention to the real tragedy that is taking pla ... Read on »
Komen Has Also Stopped Funding for Embryonic Stem Cell Research–Politics and Some of Business Intelligence Algorithms At W by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 02 Feb 2012 3:26pm This is not an attack on Komen from this blog but basically just putting facts out there as I see them on the web and gosh knows the last couple of days has spring a ton of information and opinions.  I did remove them from my public service area with this being a second controversial area as even with last year with the reporting of spending $1 ... Read on »
U.S. Researchers Make Stem Cells Quickly from Skin by Medline Plus Posted Thu 30 Sep 2010 10:58am Thursday, September 30, 2010    By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Editor WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Researchers have found a surprisingly quick and apparently safe way to transform ordinary skin cells into both stem cells -- the body's master cells -- and muscle cells. ... Read on »
More on Stem Cells by Ali Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Fri 02 Oct 2009 3:07pm OK, it's ALOT more on stem cells...the topic is just too broad and ever-changing to just make a quick post! The research and advancements made in the area of stem cells is nearly impossible to keep up-to-date with! September 23rd was Stem Cell Awareness day. I had every intention of posting some wonderful advancements in stem cells, and h ... Read on »
ADULT STEM CELL RESEARCH FAR AHEAD OF EMBRYONIC by David Granovsky Posted Wed 04 Aug 2010 9:01pm This is perhaps the most positive and most  accurate, mainstream media assessment of the benefits of adult stem cells and the limits of embryonic stem cells. There is still a long way to go to get the reporting on par with the results around the world but I’m encouraged to see things moving in the right direction…always try to keep yo ... Read on »
Adult stem cells may cure blindness, repair ankles; adult stem cell research now outpacing embryonic by David Granovsky Posted Wed 11 Aug 2010 12:00am While they are half a decade behind the actual results of adult stem cell therapies around the world; now even the US media is starting to catch on…can the FDA follow suit?  -dg Monday, August 2nd 2010, 10:00 AM Adult stem cells may cure blindness, repair ankles; adult stem cell research now outpacing embryonic BY Ro ... Read on »
Health Headlines - July 25 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:24pm No Proof 12-Step Programs Are Best: Study Alcoholics Anonymous and other 12-step programs do not reduce the severity of addictions any more than other interventions, a new study concludes. A review of eight trials involving 3,417 men and women ages 18 and older, led by Marica Ferri of the Italian Agency for Public Health in Rome, found n ... Read on »