Medical Breakthroughs Follow Ethical Choices

By David Prentice, PhD Editor’s note. The following appeared on the webpage of the Christian Medical & Dental Association. “Adult stem cells” refer to stem cells that come from the patient’s own body, such as bone marrow adult stem cells. Medical breakthroughs are routinely touted in the media, whether they are actual breakthroughs or promising, …

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New Study: Adult Stem Cells Reverse Progressive MS-like Disease

Gives Patients New Chance at Life Pain and Drug Free By Katey Price, J.D. A new study published in the journal Neurology found that adult stem cells were successful in treating and reversing neuromyelitis optica, a debilitating autoimmune disease similar to multiple sclerosis (MS). This is yet another medical breakthrough for adult stem cells, as …

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Adult Stem Cell Recipient “on the road to recovery”

Scleroderma Patient Returns to Active Lifestyle Washington, D.C.— From Stem Cell Research Facts, a project of Charlotte Lozier Institute (CLI), comes the video story of Dave Kurtz, a seven-time Ironman competitor crippled with pain and fatigue from systemic scleroderma. But thanks to a successful adult stem cell transplant, Dave is on the road to recovery. …

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Adult Stem Cells Now the ‘Gold Standard’

By Wesley J. Smith During the Great Embryonic Stem Cell Debate, circa 2001-2008, I watched “the scientists” blatantly lie about the supposedly low potential for adult stem cells and the CURES! CURES! CURES that were just around the corner from embryonic stem cells. You remember: Children would soon be out of their wheelchairs and Uncle …

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Thanks to adult stem cells, man free of the AIDS virus

By Dave Andrusko Understandably, all the attention in response to an article posted Monday in the journal “Nature” was captured in the headline in many ensuing stories: “Second HIV patient is in long-term remission, a decade after the first.” The patient, “whose identity hasn’t been disclosed, was able to stop taking antiretroviral drugs, with no …

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Trump’s NIH to spent $20 million “to develop or further refine ethical alternatives to fetal tissue research”

By Dave Andrusko Still another reminder how important it is to have a pro-life President. Pro-abortion groups are determined to “redeem” abortions by using tissue from the bodies of these babies in biomedical research. The Trump administration has worked assiduously to find and fund ethical alternatives. On Monday the National Institutes of Health (NIH) released …

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Adult Stem Cells, not embryonic stem cells, and Gene Therapy Save a Young Boy

By David Prentice, Ph.D. When people talk about something that “saved their skin,” they usually mean that it helped them out of a difficult situation. But a young boy in Germany has literally had his skin—and his life—saved through the use of genetically-engineered adult stem cells. The boy suffered from a condition called junctional epidermolysis …

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Science, culture, public attitudes are creating a “More Fetally Aware Society”

By Dave Andrusko The beauty of the web is that one thing leads to another to another with often times fascinating results. Such is what happened when I was trolling for information to reply to a friend. I ran across a piece written by the late Robin Toner, under the headline, “The abortion debate, stuck …

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‘It was incredible’: adult stem cells help paralyzed woman walk again

By Claire Chretien February 8, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – Cutting-edge treatment with adult stem cells helped a paralyzed woman regain feeling in her body and start to walk again. The Charlotte Lozier Institute (CLI) released a new video of Laura Dominguez-Tauer, whose story they first told in 2011, showing the progress in her life since receiving …

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Adult Stem Cells and Gene Therapy Save a Young Boy

By David Prentice, Ph.D. When people talk about something that “saved their skin,” they usually mean that it helped them out of a difficult situation. But a young boy in Germany has literally had his skin—and his life—saved through the use of genetically-engineered adult stem cells. Adult stem cells are the ethically acceptable alternative to …

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Stem cells derived from the umbilical cords of newborn babies show promise in repairing damaged hearts

By Dave Andrusko In a first-of-its-kind study published in Circulation Research, an American Heart Association journal, researchers from Universidad de los Andes in Chile found that stem cells derived from the umbilical cords of newborn babies may lead to repairs in damaged hearts and improvements in heart muscle. “We are encouraged by our findings because …

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Decades after baby’s birth, fetal cells “come to a mother’s rescue”

By Dave Andrusko Later today or more likely tomorrow I will post a story that I’ve tried to get to since last Friday. In a controlled study, patients received a single injection of a type of adult stem cell, isolated from umbilical cords. Patients who received these cells showed significant and long-lasting improvement in the …

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