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  • fetus
  • The tissue is also used to learn how medicines or toxins affect a fetus. (ktar.com)
  • One such aborted fetus was sent to Philadelphia's Wistar Institute, where vaccine pioneer Stanley Plotkin isolated the rubella virus from kidney tissue. (philly.com)
  • He developed the vaccine that is still given today by growing the virus in an experimental cell line made from the lungs of an uninfected fetus aborted in Sweden. (philly.com)
  • In September 1987, an operation took place at the La Raza Medical Center in Mexico City in which the tissue of a spontaneously-aborted fetus was transplanted into the brains of two patients suffering from Parkinson's disease. (humanlifereview.com)
  • This cell line was developed from the culturing of normal lung tissue of a 14 week old fetus. (activistpost.com)
  • Parkinson's
  • While recent efforts to transplant fetal tissue to treat conditions like Parkinson's haven't been as consistently successful, it's still critical to scientific progress. (time.com)
  • On 14 January 1998, patients, physicians, and advocates for treatments for Parkinson's disease that used fetal tissue filed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the statutes in the US Federal District Court for Arizona in Phoenix. (asu.edu)
  • The patients filing the suit included Fred Forbes, Ann Anderson, Margaret Bohn, and John Summers, who had Parkinson's disease and were prevented in Arizona from receiving an experimental treatment that used fetal tissue. (asu.edu)
  • In the complaint, the physicians Snider and Melcher alleged that the statutes prevented them from using fetal tissue in experimental treatments for Parkinson's disease. (asu.edu)
  • The fetal tissue would then replicate and help replace neurons that were damaged by Parkinson's disease, leading those treated to produce more dopamine. (asu.edu)
  • Snider and Melcher alleged in the lawsuit that although the treatment was experimental and had yet to be established as a clinically acceptable or competitive option for patients, the fetal tissue transplantation showed considerable promise for patients with Parkinson's disease. (asu.edu)
  • He says fetal tissue has more recently been used for research on treating Alzheimer's, diabetes, AIDS, and Parkinson's Disease. (kuow.org)
  • selling aborted
  • No one had heard of David Daleiden, or his non-profit, the Center for Medical Progress , when he first accused the health care provider of illegally selling aborted fetal baby parts last week . (kuow.org)
  • Over the past several weeks, Republicans lawmakers have seized on Planned Parenthood's practice of facilitating fetal tissue donations - which abortion opponents have characterized as " selling aborted baby parts " - to push for defunding the national women's health organization. (thinkprogress.org)
  • influenza
  • It is currently being used to develop and test vaccines for potential treatment of influenza, dengue fever, HIV/AIDS, and hepatitis B and C. It is vital for research in other areas as well. (statnews.com)
  • Julius Youngner collaborated with Jonas Salk on the polio vaccine, and later identified interferon gamma and contributed to an equine influenza vaccine. (the-scientist.com)
  • In addition, the government has the right to exercise options to purchase influenza vaccine over the next 17 years. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • Made by Protein Sciences Corp. of Meriden, Connecticut, FluBlok would have been the first cell-line influenza vaccine licensed in the U.S. (6) Novartis must have been thrilled that its closest U.S. cell-line competitor was knocked out of the running days before it officially announced the launch of its Holly Springs plant. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • And he contributed to the development of other vaccines, including one against equine influenza. (the-scientist.com)
  • 1993
  • The NIH Revitalization Act of 1993 imposed additional restrictions on fetal tissue research, including mandated written informed consent from the donor as well as a signed statement from the attending physician affirming that the decision to abort and the decision to donate tissue for research are not related. (statnews.com)
  • In 1988, a moratorium was placed on fetal tissue research and it wasn't lifted until Bill Clinton did so in 1993. (americanlegalnews.com)
  • In 1993, members of Congress on both sides of the aisle voted to legalize the study of fetal tissue samples obtained from legal abortion procedures. (thinkprogress.org)
  • Salk
  • In 1954, the first polio vaccine was invented by Jonas Salk, and approved for use in 1955. (nyjournalofbooks.com)
  • Note that Salk did not patent his vaccine. (nyjournalofbooks.com)
  • Several experts have come to the same conclusion from their research that the virtual disappearance of POLIO was due not to the Salk and Sabin Vaccines, but to two other factors - the improvement of hygiene at the time, and especially to the simultaneous "redefining" in 1955 of what the category "polio" was to include. (trans4mind.com)
  • The polio death rate was already dramatically declining when the Salk vaccine was introduced. (trans4mind.com)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH Julius Youngner, whose research with Jonas Salk at the University of Pittsburgh contributed to the polio vaccine, died at his home in Pittsburgh on April 27. (the-scientist.com)
  • After working on the Manhattan Project with the US Army in the 1940s, he joined Salk at Pitt to focus on polio. (the-scientist.com)
  • Despite others' contributions to the polio vaccine, Salk tended to credit only himself and not his collaborators, American Medical News pointed out in an interview with Youngner in 2005. (the-scientist.com)
  • abortion
  • Those costs are far lower than what other companies that broker exchange of tissues from hospitals and abortion clinics to those who want to study them charge. (time.com)
  • This effort, to separate tissue donation from any incentive, is accompanied by laws that apply significant criminal and civil penalties for the purchase or sale of fetal tissue, or for soliciting or acquiring fetal tissue after providing "valuable consideration" for the costs associated with the abortion itself. (statnews.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)
  • In a parallel of the current controversy, President Ronald Reagan in 1988 imposed a moratorium on federal funding of fetal transplantation research because of concerns about abortion. (philly.com)
  • who opposes most fetal tissue research because of its association with abortion, intends to issue the subpoenas on behalf of the Republicans on the House Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives. (allgov.com)
  • University officials fear that the release of the names sought by lawmakers could endanger lives if anti-abortion activists decide to target those involved in fetal tissue research. (allgov.com)
  • I think the issue with the parallel between the Vaccine Ingredient WI-38/Warvax-2 and WW2 data is the continuous nature of the abortion rate. (puritanboard.com)
  • The existence of tissue for fetal implants is, for all intents and purposes, a consequence of elective abortion. (humanlifereview.com)
  • Except in rare cases, it can be said that if "elective" abortion did not exist, viable fetal tissue would not be available. (humanlifereview.com)
  • 1960s
  • The fetal-derived cell lines WI-38 and MRC-5 were adopted by the pharmaceutical industry as tools for the production of vaccines shortly after they were developed in the 1960s.And for a small minority of vaccines, these tools are still used today. (bioethics.net)
  • treatments
  • Fetal tissue is also necessary for the development of potential treatments for Zika virus and HIV/AIDS. (isscr.org)
  • Sometimes these are referred to as post-implantation tissue to distinguish it from surplus embryos from IVF fertility treatments. (theconversation.com)
  • There is no scientific or ethical basis for the proposed restriction on fetal tissue research, which would roll back decades of consensus in the U.S., irreparably delaying the development of new medical treatments. (scienceinpublic.com.au)
  • Fetal tissue is also being used to understand and to develop potential treatments for global public health problems such as Zika virus and HIV/AIDS. (scienceinpublic.com.au)
  • Using this fetal skin, a dedicated cell bank was established for developing new skin treatments. (mycpss.com)
  • Medical treatments and drug protocols including vaccines should be implemented within a framework of the patient's heritage, race, and culture in order to provide effective management modalities. (vaccineliberationarmy.com)
  • ethically
  • At issue is whether fetal tissue research continues to be necessary, whether it has the potential to contribute to new therapies, and whether sufficient safeguards are in place for the research to occur ethically. (statnews.com)
  • The tissue used in this research would otherwise be discarded, and safeguards have been in place for decades to ensure that the tissue is obtained and used ethically. (statnews.com)
  • The fetal tissue that is used for research would otherwise be discarded if not used for research, and is ethically obtained under long-standing regulations supported by both Republican and Democratic administrations. (isscr.org)
  • SV40
  • Simian virus 40 (SV40) a monkey virus found for years in the polio vaccine and is a potent cancer agent. (educate-yourself.org)
  • Simian virus 40 (SV40), a polyomavirus of rhesus macaque origin, was discovered in 1960 as a contaminant of polio vaccines that were distributed to millions of people from 1955 through early 1963. (educate-yourself.org)
  • I hereby warrant that the vaccines I employ in my practice do not contain SV40 or any other live viruses. (uncensored.co.nz)
  • Nor can we remove from our bodies the surreptitious viruses (e.g. simian virus #40 (SV40)) that contaminated millions of first-generation polio vaccines. (greenmedinfo.com)
  • therapies
  • Fetal tissue has been essential in research used to develop therapies that have saved millions of lives, and it continues to be necessary for the future of medicine. (statnews.com)
  • That research is now guiding the development of new therapies to protect unborn babies. (statnews.com)
  • Ironically, the article by the pro-life group came almost exactly one year after the then president of the International Society for Stem Cell Research, Hans Clever , wrote on the Stat website that fetal tissue is absolutely necessary to produce cures and therapies. (blogspot.com)
  • stem
  • 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)
  • No one at HHS has commented on the scope of the investigation, how long it will take, or what the goal may be, but it has caused protests from the American Pediatric Society, the International Society for Stem Cell Research, and even Yale and New York universities. (americanlegalnews.com)
  • The stem cell agency is hoping that California voters will extend its life in November 2020 by approving $5 billion more for the research. (blogspot.com)
  • For example, attempts to create an HIV or Ebola vaccine utilize these unethically-derived stem cell lines (specifically, the HEK-293 and PER.C6 lines). (catholicworkingmother.com)
  • ingredients
  • Be angry with your doctor for being close-minded and not disclosing the ingredients in vaccines (not that they read the package insert anyway). (hpathy.com)
  • Most people who vaccinate their children do not realize the kind of ingredients contained in vaccines-and even if they do know, they may not fully understand what that particular ingredient does or what it means. (westonaprice.org)
  • What I found was that many of the adverse reactions fit into many of the side effects of many ingredients contained in vaccines. (westonaprice.org)
  • This list gives an indication of the ingredients in common vaccines designed for children and young adults. (westonaprice.org)
  • Infants as well as adults should be assessed for their ability to metabolize the ingredients in vaccines. (vaccineliberationarmy.com)
  • You can be a Bible Scholar and still not understand why vaccination violates Christianity because you also need to understand vaccines in depth, starting with ingredients. (blogspot.com)
  • My point is, I am not presenting this because I think I have some superior take on scripture (although I know God has been showing me things on a very deep level regarding this topic), my understanding which reveals the conflict is on the other side of the coin: an in-depth understanding of vaccines and their ingredients. (blogspot.com)
  • The first point is going to take a look at vaccine ingredients and development and exactly how they are products of murder. (blogspot.com)
  • Nucatola
  • Nucatola is recorded as saying the organization pays anywhere from $30 to $100 per specimen, and that those fees cover administrative and handling costs, not the cost of the tissue itself. (time.com)
  • The footage was recorded secretly during a lunch meeting on July 25, 2014, between Nucatola and two people posing as employees of a company looking to procure fetal tissue for research purposes. (factcheck.org)
  • In the edited video, Nucatola says the cost for fetal tissue specimens was between $30 and $100, "depending on the facility and what's involved. (factcheck.org)
  • The full video shows that after Nucatola mentions the $30 to $100, she describes how those amounts would be reimbursement for expenses related to handling and transportation of the tissues. (factcheck.org)
  • experimental
  • Experimental research, however, clearly shows that aluminum adjuvants have a potential to induce serious immunological disorders in humans. (educate-yourself.org)
  • Dr. Hayflick published his work in the medical journal, Experimental Cell Research. (activistpost.com)
  • While many of the new cell lines are still considered experimental, cell line techniques have attracted all the major players in the vaccine and biotech industry. (i-sis.org.uk)
  • development
  • Research using donated fetal tissue has been underway since the 1930s and has made major contributions to our understanding of biology and the development of new medical technologies. (isscr.org)
  • Federal law was adjusted in 1975 to add language clarifying that this research be "conducted only in accordance with any applicable State or local laws regarding such activities," and only for "the development of important biomedical knowledge which cannot be obtained by other means. (statnews.com)
  • Research using fetal tissue has led to the development of vaccines such as those for polio, rubella, and measles. (isscr.org)
  • It should be noted that fetal tissue research was what led to, arguably, the biggest medical breakthrough in history: the development of the polio vaccine. (americanlegalnews.com)
  • Originally, the development of many vaccines used fetal tissue," says John Robertson, a bioethicist at The University of Texas School of Law at Austin. (kuow.org)
  • In particular, the editors of Nature called the report "fantasy politics" that revised "the long history of the role of fetal-tissue research in vaccine and therapy development. (bioethics.net)
  • Fetal tissue has been critical in vaccine development , according to the AP. (bustle.com)
  • this is often done by growth in tissue culture or in otherwise non-host species (b) That is, by increasing a pathogen s adaptation to one condition (e.g., tissue culture), the pathogen s adaptation to another condition (e.g., us) may be reduced (c) Attenuation is often employed in the development of live vaccines (e.g. (whale.to)
  • And now we possess an enormous body of yet to be challenged research, clinical trials, case examples of severe vaccine injury and court compensations paid out to families with vaccine-injured children to conclude that vaccine development has a very long way to go before a medically proven safe vaccine will ever be created. (wakeup-world.com)
  • Since the 1930s, the international medical community has used donated fetal tissue to better understand cell biology and as an essential tool in the development of vaccines, which are credited with saving millions of lives worldwide. (mycpss.com)
  • Among Youngner's contributions were the development of a cell culture technique that allowed for scaling up production of the vaccine and the invention of a method for inactivating the virus. (the-scientist.com)
  • Companies currently spend one-third of all sales revenue on marketing their products - roughly twice what they spend on research and development. (google.com)
  • moral
  • Certain vaccines are so important to public health that even Catholic authorities see a moral imperative. (philly.com)
  • In an editorial published in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine , lawyer and bioethicist Alta Charo, who's currently affiliated with the University of Wisconsin-Madison, lays out a strong case for fetal tissue research from a moral perspective. (thinkprogress.org)
  • If Merck, who makes MMR and Chicken Pox vaccines and uses aborted babies in the process and their DNA is present in those vaccines, is it then perfectly moral to purchase and have injected into yourself or your child their Hepatitis B vaccine? (blogspot.com)
  • production of the vaccine
  • T he number of vaccines on the CDC's recommended vaccination schedule for children under the age of 2 increased from 10 to 36 after Congress passed a law ( The National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act of 1986 ) in 1986 preventing vaccine-injured citizens from suing the vaccine manufacturer responsible for the production of the vaccine. (google.com)
  • Merck
  • Three major Pharmaceutical players (Merck, GlaxoSmithKline and Sanofi) adopted the fetal cell lines MRC-5 and WI-38 in the 1970s, shortly after they were developed. (bioethics.net)
  • Yet, even when this was exposed in the early 1980s, Merck said only that they would make no further vaccines out of this cell stock. (activistpost.com)