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2009-07-07 10:50:00

WASHINGTON, July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Family Research Council President Tony Perkins responded to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) guidelines implementing President Obama's executive order for federal funding of human embryonic stem cell research (ESCR).

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2009-07-07 05:40:00

The federal government released final rules on Monday governing taxpayer-funded research on human embryonic stem cells.

2009-06-29 12:59:00

Beginning next year, scientists in New York state can use taxpayer funds to pay women who donate their eggs for stem cell research, officials said. Each egg donor will be paid up to $10,000 for her time, expense and discomfort, said Dr.

2009-06-22 07:50:00

NEW YORK, June 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NeoStem, Inc.

2009-05-25 11:10:53

Research on stem cells in the United States is facing an uncertain future as a result of new regulations put into place by the government, an expert says. Amy Comstock Rick, Coalition for the Advancement of Medical Research chief executive, said while U.S.

2009-05-22 16:39:00

USCCB General Secretary urges respect for human life at all stages Says science and ethics have been ignored in proposed policy Cites advances in stem cell research that do not destroy human embryos WASHINGTON, May 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Institutes of Health (NIH) missed "an enormous opportunity to show how sound science and responsible ethics can not only co-exist but support and enrich each other," said Msgr.

2009-05-20 13:31:00

NIH Should Fix Standards to Allow Use of Current Stem Cell Lines SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- -- Regulations governing stem cell research proposed by the Obama Administration -- unless modified before final implementation on July 1 -- prohibit federal funding of important research that had received funding under the Bush Administration, Consumer Watchdog said today.

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2009-04-29 11:10:00

South Korean officials said Wednesday the country has moved to allow human stem cell research for the first time after outlawing the practice three years ago when a leading scientist was found to have faked his work.

2009-04-21 12:02:00

For first time, federal tax dollars will be used to encourage destruction of living embryonic human beings "Suffering patients and their families deserve better," says Cardinal Rigali WASHINGTON, April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cardinal Justin Rigali, Chairman of the U.S.

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2009-04-18 12:45:00

The U.S. National Institutes of Health released new stem cell guidelines on Friday that would limit federal funding of the research to embryos left over at fertility clinics and prohibit federal funding of embryos made by cloning or certain other methods,


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