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More human patients will be treated with “adult” stem cells: DURHAM, NC–(Marketwire – April 16, 2008) – Aldagen, Inc. today announced that the first patient has been treated in a Phase III clinical trial for ALD-101. Aldagen is developing ALD-101 to improve cord blood transplants used to treat inherited metabolic diseases in pediatric patients. ALD-101 […]

Posted at: April 18th, 2008 - 8:01 pm - Number of Comments » 0

This Sunday Hannity’s America exposed PP’s inability to recognize and report illegal activity when it’s staring them right in the face. The story centered around a 14-year old girl who was impregnated by her 21-year old soccer coach. The girl’s parents were never notified since PP was given the soccer coach’s number instead and he […]

Posted at: April 16th, 2008 - 9:31 pm - Number of Comments » 1

At the UK National Stem Cell Network Annual Science Meeting atendees heard about the promise of adult stem cells. Yes, you heard that right, the promise of ASCs, not that embryonic stem cell hype (which I’m sure was also present at the meeting). From the story: Professor Kielty’s team study stem cells that are found […]

Posted at: April 15th, 2008 - 11:20 pm - Number of Comments » 0

Pope Benedict’s pastoral visit to the U.S. starts tomorrow with the theme of Christ our Hope! [M]an needs God, otherwise he remains without hope…God is the foundation of hope: not any god, but the God who has a human face and who has loved us to the end, each one of us and humanity in […]

Posted at: April 14th, 2008 - 2:44 pm - Number of Comments » 1

Meet Charlie, a delightful eight year old boy who was born with some serious physical disabilities and special needs and wasn’t expected to live past his first birthday. With him in mind please read Mark Pickup’s detailed account of the case of Robert Latimer who murdered his 12-year old disabled daughter, gassing her to death […]

Posted at: April 11th, 2008 - 10:28 pm - Number of Comments » 1

I knew that Sacred Scripture condemned the use of contraception in the account of Onan spilling his seed (Gen. 38:9-10). But I wasn’t aware until just recently that Scripture also supports the use of natural family planning: Do not deprive each other, except perhaps by mutual consent for a time, to be free for prayer, […]

Posted at: April 10th, 2008 - 10:12 pm - Number of Comments » 1

For years we have been told that embryonic stem cells are the greatest and even the only hope we have of curing every disease and disability known to man. This promise, propagated by the biotech industry, has lead states to pour literally billions of taxpayer dollars into the unethical research and caused voters in Missouri […]

Posted at: April 9th, 2008 - 5:15 pm - Number of Comments » 2

h/t: Cures Without Cloning blog

Posted at: April 9th, 2008 - 3:14 pm - Number of Comments » 0

In these two videos Fr. Frank Pavone, director of Priests for Life describes first a “suction aspiration” abortion and second a “dilation and evacuation” abortion. His message: “If we’re going to talk about abortion in this country, let’s make sure we know what we’re talking about. And let’s work to bring it to an end.” […]

Posted at: April 8th, 2008 - 5:56 pm - Number of Comments » 0

Actor Charlton Heston died Sunday at the age of 84. He portrayed many great historical figures throughout his film career including Moses, John the Baptist, Sir Thomas More, Abraham Lincoln, Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Jackson, Buffalo Bill, Marc Antony, and Michelangelo. Heston, a conservative Republican, was also heavily involved in politics, campaigning for presidents Ronald Reagan, […]

Posted at: April 7th, 2008 - 11:19 pm - Number of Comments » 0