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Babies Save Lives — Their Own and Others With Their Umbilical Cord Stem Cells

This year we mark the 41st anniversary of the onset of tragedy; a tragedy because of the horrific loss of life, and many more lives than we realize. The legalization of abortion in the U.S. by the Roe v. Wade decision has cost over 56 million preborn babies their young lives since that fateful day […]…

Adult Stem Cells Imitate Human Brain, Are Hope for Neurological Disorders

A study published last week has shown that adult stem cells derived from ethical sources can be used to create living tissues that imitate the developing human brain.  In their findings, published in the science journal Nature, researchers asserted that, by using human stem cells derived from skin cells, they were able to assemble brain-like pieces of living tissue.  These stem cells could prove to be an invaluable resource for the study and treatment of various neuro-developmental disorders.

Obama Calls for Calm, Says Americans Need to Ask if ‘We’re Doing All We Can to Stem the Tide of Gun Violence’ After Zimmerman Verdict

President Barack Obama called for all Americans to reflect on what they can do to lessen gun violence in the country in the wake of George Zimmerman’s acquittal in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.

Obama Calls for Calm, Says Americans Need to Ask if We’re Doing All We Can to Stem the Tide of Gun Violence After Zimmerman Verdict

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Possible HIV “Cure” is a Victory for Adult Stem Cell Research

The news of two men supposedly being cured from HIV (only the 3rd and 4th people ever to be cured) is cause for celebration for those promoting ethical adult stem cells, and provides motivation to increase adult stem cell research. As reported at the International AIDS Society meeting in Kuala Lumpur, the two men, now known as the “Boston patients”, received bone marrow adult stem cell transplants as part of their treatment for lymphoma.