2009 Pro-Life Blog Awards!

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It’s time to nominate your favorite pro-life bloggers for the following categories in American Life League’s Pro-Life Blog Awards: 1. Best News and Reporting 2. Pro-Life Unity Award 3. Pro-Life Whistleblower Award 4. Best Pro-Life Apologetics 5. Pro-Life Instigator Award for Activism Most total votes across all categories will receive the Best Overall Pro-Life Blog. Nominations are being accepted from … Read More

Be Instruments of Peace

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As pro-life people we must love and respect all human life, including those who do not love us in return, and even those who wish us harm. In today’s Gospel reading Jesus tells us, “To you who hear I say, love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat … Read More

Marine Recruit Dehydrated to Death

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Earlier last week Georgia Marine recruit Josh Isaac died after being denied the basic necessities of food and water This may sound like the most horrendous act of torture saved for Marines and troops caught behind enemy lines, but it is yet another example of the misguided compassion that grips our society. The feeding tube has officially become the new … Read More

Stem Cells Help Primates with Parkinsons

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NEW HAVEN, Conn., June 13 (UPI) — A U.S. study has demonstrated primates suffering severe Parkinson’s disease significantly improved after being injected with human neural stem cells. Researchers from Yale, Harvard, the University of Colorado and the Burnham Institute said the primates were able to walk, move and eat better and exhibited diminished tremors after receiving the stem cells. Although … Read More

The Devil in Disguise

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After reading this article from Life Site News it should be clear who is behind the push for research that destroys living human embryos. Now one supporter, a politician from Australia, accepts the possibility of eternity in hell if that’s the cost of supporting embryonic stem cell research: “Maybe I’ll go to Hell, but if I go to Hell I’m … Read More

Working on a Cure for Blindness

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LONDON, June 5 (UPI) — British researchers hope to make stem-cell treatment of blindness caused by macular degeneration routine within a decade… Lyndon da Cruz of the University College London Institute of Opthamology has had some success transplanting retinal pigment epithelium cells within patients’ eyes. Now Cruz and his colleagues hope to use cells grown in a petri dish. The … Read More

New Therapies Using Stem Cells

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I was perusing google news stories about stem cell research this evening and this delightful little article from the Salt Lake Tribune caught my eye. Some clips: Adult stem cells are less versatile than embryonic stem cells – but also less controversial, easier to come by and may be marketed for new therapeutic uses in the U.S. much sooner. In … Read More

Feminist Scholar Opposed to Prenatal Testing

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When asked what was so troubling about routine first-trimester prenatal diagnosis, Marsha Saxton, a lecturer for University of California, Berkeley and contributer to the feminist health book Our Bodies, Ourselves said, “Unfortunately, it buys into a consumer perspective on our children.” In this interview with California Catholic Daily she talks about a disabled student in one of her classes whose … Read More

Stem Cells Treat Incontinence!

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What else can they find to treat with stem cells?? Science Daily — Women with stress urinary incontinence (SUI) treated using muscle-derived stem cell injections to strengthen their sphincter muscles experience long-term improvements in their condition, according to a study led by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto. The study, … Read More

Phase II ASC Clinical Trials Approved for Texas

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MELBOURNE, Australia, May 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Australia’s adult stem cell company, Mesoblast Limited (ASX: MSB; US OTC: MBLTY), today announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) has cleared the Investigational New Drug Submission (IND) of its US-based sister company, Angioblast Systems Inc., to commence a Phase 2 clinical trial of its allogeneic, or ‘off-the-shelf’, adult stem … Read More