Wednesday, July 19, 2006

One Helps to Save Lives-- One Kills

Embryonic Stem Cells will not do anyone any good. Cord blood stem cells and Adult Stem Cells (bone marrow, etc) WILL and DO help MANY. And no one dies to 'donate' the cells...

http://www.stemcellresearch.org/index.html

THE SCORE HAS CHANGED !!!
Check the Score

Updated July 16, 2006

Benefits of Stem Cells to Human Patients - Do No Harm




http://www.stemcellresearch.org/index.html


Do No Harm

Benefits of Stem Cells to Human Patients

Adult Stem Cells v. Embryonic Stem Cells
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Peer-Reviewed References (not a complete listing, sample references)

Adult Stem Cells

Embryonic Stem Cells

    Cancers:

  1. Brain Cancer
  2. Retinoblastoma
  3. Ovarian Cancer
  4. Skin Cancer: Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  5. Testicular Cancer
  6. Tumors abdominal organs Lymphoma
  7. Non-Hodgkin�s lymphoma
  8. Hodgkin�s Lymphoma
  9. Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
  10. Acute Myelogenous Leukemia
  11. Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
  12. Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukemia
  13. Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia
  14. Cancer of the lymph nodes: Angioimmunoblastic Lymphadenopathy
  15. Multiple Myeloma
  16. Myelodysplasia
  17. Breast Cancer
  18. Neuroblastoma
  19. Renal Cell Carcinoma
  20. Various Solid Tumors
  21. Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  22. Ewing�s Sarcoma
  23. Waldenstrom�s macroglobulinemia
  24. Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis
  25. POEMS syndrome
  26. Myelofibrosis
  27. Auto-Immune Diseases

  28. Systemic Lupus
  29. Sjogren�s Syndrome
  30. Myasthenia
  31. Autoimmune Cytopenia
  32. Scleromyxedema
  33. Scleroderma
  34. Crohn�s Disease
  35. Behcet�s Disease
  36. Rheumatoid Arthritis
  37. Juvenile Arthritis
  38. Multiple Sclerosis
  39. Polychondritis
  40. Systemic Vasculitis
  41. Alopecia Universalis
  42. Buerger�s Disease
  43. Cardiovascular

  44. Acute Heart Damage
  45. Chronic Coronary Artery Disease
  46. Ocular

  47. Corneal regeneration
  48. Immunodeficiencies

  49. Severe Combined Immunodeficiency Syndrome
  50. X-linked Lymphoproliferative Syndrome
  51. X-linked Hyper immunoglobulin M Syndrome
  52. Neural Degenerative Diseases and Injuries

  53. Parkinson�s Disease
  54. Spinal Cord Injury
  55. Stroke Damage
  56. Anemias and Other Blood Conditions

  57. Sickle Cell Anemia
  58. Sideroblastic Anemia
  59. Aplastic Anemia
  60. Red Cell Aplasia
  61. Amegakaryocytic Thrombocytopenia
  62. Thalassemia
  63. Primary Amyloidosis
  64. Diamond Blackfan Anemia
  65. Fanconi�s Anemia
  66. Chronic Epstein-Barr Infection
  67. Wounds and Injuries

  68. Limb Gangrene
  69. Surface Wound Healing
  70. Jawbone Replacement
  71. Skull Bone Repair
  72. Other Metabolic Disorders

  73. Hurler�s Syndrome
  74. Osteogenesis Imperfecta
  75. Krabbe Leukodystrophy
  76. Osteopetrosis
  77. Cerebral X-Linked Adrenoleukodystrophy
  78. Liver Disease

  79. Chronic Liver Failure
  80. Liver Cirrhosis
  81. Bladder Disease

  82. End-Stage Bladder Disease

NONE

Peer-Reviewed References (not a complete listing, sample references)

The Facts - Prentice, D. "Adult Stem Cells" Appendix K in Monitoring Stem Cell Research: A Report of the President's Council on Bioethics (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 2004), 309-346.


2 Comments:

Blogger Catholic Fire said...

Very interesting! I think a big part of the problem is semantic -- that people don't really understand the difference between adult stem cell research and embryonic stem cell research and if they just watch the CBS or NBC news or read their secular newspaper they may never know the difference. This is true especially of many of those who are babyboomers or older.

I like this chart.

God bless,
Jean

Saturday, July 22, 2006 at 1:20:00 AM CDT  
Blogger WICatholic said...

I agree, most have no idea what is really being spoken about. Those celebrities endorsing use of embryonic don't help much with the sad stories, etc.

Michael Reagan has been on the other side of Nancy and his brother, Ronnie. Many also do not hear anything that Michael says, thinking that he does not know what he is talking about. He does, and he is right.

I like this chart, also, but then, I like the entire website it is on. Even the scoreboard speaks loudly. But the list of different successful uses of adult/cord blood stem cells vs Embryonic is something that one can SEE. And it is growing all the time.

God bless!

Saturday, July 22, 2006 at 3:09:00 AM CDT  

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