Umbilical cord blood banks. What is the ideal type?

Since umbilical cord blood banks were first used for stem cell transplants, their number has been increasing permanently worldwide. There are currently three types of umbilical cord blood banks: public, private and mixed. In the public banks, samples are at the disposal of any...

Being raised by father and mother does matter

Recent research has dropped a bomb on the incendiary issue of children of same sex parents. In an article published in the British Journal of Education, Society and Behavioural Science, American sociologist Paul Sullins concludes that “Emotional problems were over twice as...
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Ageing and disability – XX General Assembly of the Pontifical Academy for Life

This text is a comment on the book “Ageing and disability” corresponding to the XX General Assembly of the Pontifical Academy for Life, celebrated in Rome from 26th February to 1st March, 2014.  Introduction The increased life expectancy of the world population, due...