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  • methods of induc
  • Texas has argued that physicians can still perform D&E procedure, provided that they cause "fetal demise" in utero before starting the evacuating phase of the procedure, and that there are at least "three safe and effective methods of inducing fetal demise. (courthousenews.com)
  • embryos
  • The resulting debate hampered stem cell research in the U.S. for nearly a decade, after the George W. Bush Administration prevented federal research money from being used to study excess embryos that couples had donated after IVF. (time.com)
  • But of course religionists object to the medical use, presumably because embryos and fetal tissue are parts of what could have been "potential humans", but aren't. (wordpress.com)
  • Sometimes these are referred to as post-implantation tissue to distinguish it from surplus embryos from IVF fertility treatments. (theconversation.com)
  • burial
  • According to the rules, aborted fetal tissue must be handled like a deceased person and treated "using the process of cremation, entombment, burial, or placement in a niche or by using the process of cremation followed by placement of the ashes in a niche, grave, or scattering of ashes as authorized by law. (wordpress.com)
  • Similar rules requiring the burial of fetal remains, adopted by the Texas Department of State Health Services in November, were blocked by a federal judge in January. (courthousenews.com)
  • cures
  • NIH Efforts to Focus Research to End the AIDS Pandemic (POZ) NIH Director Francis Collins announces re-prioritization of HIV/AIDS research initiatives towards delivering vaccines and cures with goal of ending AIDS pandemic. (asbmb.org)
  • brain tissue
  • Between 2012 and the present the project spent $10,161.73 on fetal brain tissue, according to records maintained by the university and additional invoices obtained by the Washington Free Beacon . (freebeacon.com)
  • In another email Dyer sent Zecevic a photo of brain tissue collected after 16 weeks. (freebeacon.com)
  • The purpose of the study is to learn how the brain develops by comparing brain tissue between humans and mice, in the hopes of preventing psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia and autism. (freebeacon.com)
  • I have been collaborating with The Albert Einstein Brain Bank and have been receiving brain tissue from them since 1995," Zecevic wrote on a grant application to continue the project in 2010. (freebeacon.com)
  • brains
  • Taxpayers have paid for intact human fetal brains intended for use in medical research, at a cost of as much as $1,080 per brain, according to documents obtained through a public records request. (freebeacon.com)
  • For years Zecevic obtained fetal brains from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine tissue repository in New York, which she described as having a "well-characterized collection of human fetal brains. (freebeacon.com)
  • human tissue
  • Legislators, pro-life groups, and ethicists have condemned a new government contract to obtain human tissue from aborted children for use in medical research and in the creation of "humanized mice. (catholic.org)
  • Some developmental genetics research can be conducted using non-human animals such as mice, but the most accurate and usable data comes from using human tissue. (theconversation.com)
  • This not only improves the general knowledge of the role of genes, but also our understanding of the cause of major birth defects, of conditions that occur in later life, and those that can only be studied using human tissue. (theconversation.com)
  • Following a review, the government passed the Human Tissue Act 2004, which created the Human Tissue Authority as an oversight body and made illegal collection and use of human tissue an offence. (theconversation.com)
  • The act does not regard foetal tissue as distinct from the other tissue from a woman donor, so the use of foetal tissue for research must comply with the same law and guidance that applies to all human tissue. (theconversation.com)
  • practices
  • This creates a serious concern for Catholics, who are effectively funding not just the research but the underlying immoral practices that provide the biological materials necessary for the research. (catholic.org)
  • In comments and public hearings, reproductive-rights advocates, medical professionals and funeral directors voiced opposition to the rules and said the state failed to demonstrate how they are beneficial to public health or improve current best practices. (womenshealthpolicyreport.org)
  • body parts
  • Rasmussen followed up with another question referring to the body parts of aborted babies as tissue. (thedailybanter.com)
  • The congressman said that as a state legislator he had authored a law prohibiting the sale of fetal body parts, and had written a similar bill in the House of Representatives. (catholic.org)
  • polio
  • The Cruz campaign confirmed to msnbc that the opening shot featured polio victims, yet in a statement did not acknowledge fetal tissue or the role it played in ending the polio epidemic. (msnbc.com)
  • sale
  • The panel, established under the House Energy and Commerce Committee in October 2015 to investigate allegations of the sale of human fetal tissue for profit, has held two hearings to date [see Washington Highlights , April 22 ] and has issued both letters of inquiry and subpoenas to several organizations [see Washington Highlights , April 1 ]. (aamc.org)
  • First, it asked: "Do you favor or oppose the sale of body organs from aborted babies for use in medical research? (thedailybanter.com)
  • The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that just 25% of Likely U.S. Voters favor the sale of body organs from aborted babies for use in medical research. (thedailybanter.com)
  • Fifty-four percent (54%) oppose the sale of fetal body organs. (thedailybanter.com)
  • practice
  • Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-Co.) tweeted on Tuesday that the FDA was using federal money to create demand for aborted fetal remains, and that "Taxpayer dollars should not be used to fund this grotesque practice. (catholic.org)
  • regardless
  • At the end of last month, they approved a new regulation that fetuses, unlike other forms of medical waste, must be buried or incinerated like a human body, regardless of the stage of abortion. (wordpress.com)
  • When there is no alternative to a vaccine developed from these fetal cell lines, the National Catholic Bioethics Center says on its website, "One is morally free to use the vaccine regardless of its historical association with abortion. (philly.com)
  • The foetal tissue will be produced regardless of the research. (pilas.org.uk)
  • fraction
  • The FDA released a statement defending the contract and the research, saying that the agency is "committed to ensuring that its research is conducted responsibly, conforms with all legal requirements, and meets the highest ethical standards," and noting that this type of research is a "very small fraction" of the agencyďż˝ s work. (catholic.org)
  • unnecessary
  • In addition, to the extent that any physician can continue to provide D&E procedures, the ban violates plaintiffs' patients' right to bodily integrity because it would require them to accept unnecessary, invasive, and potentially painful medical procedures, in order to access their constitutional right to abortion. (courthousenews.com)