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  • cures
  • 2004-11-20 04:00:00 PDT United Nations -- The Bush administration has dropped its bid this year for a global ban on human cloning, avoiding what promised to be an acrimonious battle at the United Nations over the right of countries to clone human embryos in pursuit of cures for life-threatening diseases, U.S. and U.N. officials said Friday. (sfgate.com)
  • Embryonic stem cell research has produced zero cures or therapies. (ontheissues.org)
  • GPI is a not-for-profit organization formed in 2003 with the mission of promoting and defending stem cell research and its application in medicine to develop therapeutics and cures for many otherwise intractable diseases and disorders. (nih.gov)
  • developmental
  • Reijo Pera and her colleagues received a large grant from an anonymous donor to investigate ways to better predict embryonic developmental success within one or two days of fertilization. (healthcanal.com)
  • therapies
  • And while any therapies are conjectural, the reality is the increased likelihood of cloned human children from this scientific advance. (cmda.org)
  • treaty
  • The United Nations has begun deliberations aimed at bringing about a UN treaty to ban human cloning. (cloninginformation.org)
  • The official U.S. position is in support of a cloning ban treaty that is comprehensive ban, and the illuminating reasons for doing so are outlined below. (cloninginformation.org)
  • President Bush made the ban a foreign policy priority, issuing a personal appeal to the 191-member U.N. General Assembly in September to adopt a treaty prohibiting the controversial practice. (sfgate.com)
  • treatments
  • Our group contends that the arguments against stem-cell research ignore key information about the processes and unjustly handicap ongoing research into potentially life-saving treatments. (wikidot.com)
  • If I am reading correctly, the only "production-ready" stem cell treatments are involving cancer (specifically leukemia and other blood-related cancers) - there's been some success at replenishing bone marrow after a round of chemo knocks out all of the existing marrow. (slashdot.org)
  • sees
  • Hope is what Mandelkern sees in embryonic stem cell research, a field that has the potential to explain and treat a wide range of diseases and conditions - including the Parkinson's disease that afflicts him. (ctmirror.org)