Human life value – Can religious beliefs influence medical practice?

Human life value and religious beliefs in medical practice and the ethic public debate. Religion continues to be of major social importance, so the question needs to be asked: how can religious beliefs influence medical practice? A study published in the Journal of Medica...

Clinical trials using embryonic stem cells authorised in the United States

Clinical trials using embryonic stem cells which, as we know, requires the destruction of human embryos, is approved The North American FDA has given its approval to the Californian company Asterias Biotherapeutics to begin a clinical trial at the beginning of 2015. The aim of...

Damaged hearts could self-repair

Heart attacks that lead to blockage of the coronary arteries cause major damaged hearts cells.  This damage needs to be repaired by initiating a response in the heart which stimulates the removal of dead cells and cell remains, activation of cellular immunity and the formation of...