stem cell research

  • 24 Nov 2009

    The rapidly developing field of stem cell research mobilises immense amounts of money in private and public grants, says Celia Deane-Drummond. But it also raises deep ethical questions regarding health justice and the dignity of human life.

  • 9 Dec 2008

    The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales has welcomed promising new adult stem cell treatments for patients suffering from heart disease and strokes.

  • 29 Jun 2007

    Pope Benedict XVI has encouraged a group of experts to search for heart treatments using adult stem cells, saying scientific experimetation should be encouraged, provided it is not to detriment to other human beings.