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Ethical Issues in Human Stem Cell Research (Religious Perspectives) (Volume 3)The President of the United States requested the National Bioethics Advisory Commission write a report and provide recommendations regarding issues associated with human stem cells. The Commission focused attention on ethical questions regarding federally sponsored research involving human embryonic stem cells and embryonic germ cells….

Ethical Issues in Human Stem Cell ResearchIn November 1998, President Clinton charged the National Bioethics Advisory Commission with the task of conducting a thorough review of the issues associated with human stem cell research, balancing all ethical and medical considerations. The President’s request was made in response to three separate reports that brought to the fore the exciting scientific and clinical prospects of stem cell research while also raising a series of ethical controversies regarding federal sponsorship of scientific…

Experiments in Democracy: Human Embryo Research and the Politics of BioethicsHuman embryo research touches upon strongly felt moral convictions, and it raises such deep questions about the promise and perils of scientific progress that debate over its development has become a moral and political imperative. From in vitro fertilization to embryonic stem cell research, cloning, and gene editing, Americans have repeatedly struggled with how to define the moral status of the human embryo, whether to limit its experimental uses, and how to contend with sharply divided public …

Stem Cell Tourism and the Political Economy of Hope (Health, Technology and Society)This book provides a unique and innovative perspective on the controversial phenomenon of ‘stem cell tourism’. A growing number of patients are embarking on stem cell treatments that are clinically unproven and yet available in clinics and hospitals around the world. The authors offer a cutting-edge multi-dimensional perspective on this complex and rapidly changing phenomenon, including an analysis of the experiences of those who have undertaken or have contemplated undertaking a stem cell t…

Ethical Issues in Human Stem Cell Research, Volume I: Report and Recommendations of the National Bioethics Advisory CommissionThis book provides a unique and innovative perspective on the controversial phenomenon of ‘stem cell tourism’. A growing number of patients are embarking on stem cell treatments that are clinically unproven and yet available in clinics and hospitals around the world. The authors offer a cutting-edge multi-dimensional perspective on this complex and rapidly changing phenomenon, including an analysis of the experiences of those who have undertaken or have contemplated undertaking a stem cell t…

Ethical Issues in Human Stem Cell Research, Volume II: Commissioned Papers, Rockville, Maryland January 2000This book provides a unique and innovative perspective on the controversial phenomenon of ‘stem cell tourism’. A growing number of patients are embarking on stem cell treatments that are clinically unproven and yet available in clinics and hospitals around the world. The authors offer a cutting-edge multi-dimensional perspective on this complex and rapidly changing phenomenon, including an analysis of the experiences of those who have undertaken or have contemplated undertaking a stem cell t…

The ethical issues in human stem cell research: Report from a workshop 10-11 October 2000 organised by the Nordic Committee on Bioethics (Nord)This book provides a unique and innovative perspective on the controversial phenomenon of ‘stem cell tourism’. A growing number of patients are embarking on stem cell treatments that are clinically unproven and yet available in clinics and hospitals around the world. The authors offer a cutting-edge multi-dimensional perspective on this complex and rapidly changing phenomenon, including an analysis of the experiences of those who have undertaken or have contemplated undertaking a stem cell t…

Health Care Ethics: Theological Foundations, Contemporary Issues, and Controversial CasesIn their thought-provoking and insightful revised introductory ethics text, authors Michael Panicola, David Belde, John Slosar, and Mark Repenshek address complex and controversial health care issues that are very much a part of our everyday lives. Using a normative framework, the authors incorporate specific issues, case studies, and multimedia aides in each chapter to encourage students to engage in moral discourse and reflection. The authors’ stimulating faith-based discussion of how particul…

Human Embryo Experimentation (At Issue)The potential of embryonic stem cell research to provide treatments for many serious and debilitating diseases has renewed the debate regarding the moral status of the human embryo. Charles Krauthammer, the National Institutes of Health, and others discuss the ethics of human embryo experimentation….