Navigation Links
NIH May Ease Some, But Not All, Stem Cell Restrictions
Date:4/17/2009

Agency says cells should come from fertility clinic embryos that otherwise would be discarded

FRIDAY, April 17 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists hoping to use U.S. funding for embryonic stem cell research must use cells from fertility clinic embryos that otherwise would be discarded, the National Institutes of Health announced Friday.

The proposed guidelines exclude more controversial research -- such as using stem cells taken from embryos created for science -- in favor of a limit with broad congressional support, the Associated Press reported.

The public will have one month to comment on the guidelines before the NIH issues final rules by early July, the news service said.

"We think this will be a huge boost for the science," said Acting NIH Director Raynard Kington. "This was the right policy for the agency at this point in time."

But some researchers will be disappointed with Friday's announcement, hoping they would gain wider access to a broader variety of cells, the AP said.

The new guidelines also require that the woman or couple who donate the original embryo give proper informed consent, without pressure from scientists. And the guidelines forbid some types of research using human embryonic stem cells -- such as mixing them with embryos from monkeys and other primates, the AP said.

Dr. R. Dale McClure, president of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, said his group was "pleased" with the proposed new rules.

"Federally funded scientists will soon be able to put forward research proposals to help us unlock the full potential of human embryonic stem cells," McClure said in a statement. "That work may eventually yield treatments for some of our most stubborn ailments; it may lead to a new set of research tools, but whatever direction the research points to, we are now closer to answers."

But another expert was more sparing
'/>"/>

Copyright©2009 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. For Some, Diabetes Care Worse Than Illness Itself
2. For Some, More Costly Care Is Not by Choice
3. Fingertip Formulary Restrictions(TM) Provides Unprecedented Access to Real- Time Managed Care Restrictions Data
4. Government restrictions on weight loss surgeries limit access for poor, underinsured patients
5. AGA Institute applauds delay of Aetna sedation restrictions
6. NCPA Statement on Sense of Congress Resolution Opposing FDA Restrictions on Estriol Usage
7. Nationwide Poll Shows 84% of Americans Favor Significant Restrictions on Abortion
8. Downgraded Tier Positions and Step Therapy Restrictions Have Stalled Exforges and Tekturnas Growth in The Hypertension Drug Market
9. Chindex International, Inc. Adopts Voluntary Executive Compensation Restrictions
10. University of Minnesotas Internationally Recognized Stem Cell Experts Available for Interviews on What Lifting the Federal Funding Restrictions Will Mean to Stem Cell Research and to Patients Who Stand to Benefit
11. Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Commends President Obamas Decision to Lift Federal Restrictions on Stem Cell Research
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
NIH May Ease Some, But Not All, Stem Cell Restrictions
(Date:7/12/2014)... Response Management Systems is a crucial peak load management ... energy supply and demand. With the help of DRMS, ... increasing pressure on the grid) and replaced by Advanced ... and thermostats for load reduction. , DRMS is ... government mandates and benefits for energy efficiency and conservation ...
(Date:7/12/2014)... (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 Casinos ... years, despite rising competition from international and online casinos. ... 2.9% over the five years through 2014-15. Greater per ... demanding more gaming services. Rises in discretionary income levels ... more money on non-essential items such as casino gambling ...
(Date:7/12/2014)... Canada (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 Sean Francis, owner ... throwing out special challenges to his clients. He’s also known for ... He recently found a way to combine the two and is ... raised $2,000 for the Boys and Girls Club. , The funds ... which started on June 23rd. Francis sent out emails and asked ...
(Date:7/12/2014)... With prom shopping reaching its final days, VogueQueen.com, a ... showcase its new and trendy apparels. Recently, the company ... its online shop. Additionally, it is now providing huge ... According to the company’s sales manager, the promotion will ... , He says, “Now, worldwide clients can order cheap ...
(Date:7/12/2014)... Doylestown Hospital recently conducted an interview with ... questions. Paddock tackles topics including main men's health ... longer than men, and testosterone replacement therapy, among others. ... featured on Doylestown Hospital’s website, Dr. Brad Paddock says, ... If you notice pain, bulging, or asymmetry in your ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:North America Demand Response Management System Worth $12,522.4 Million by 2019 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2Health News:North America Demand Response Management System Worth $12,522.4 Million by 2019 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3Health News:North America Demand Response Management System Worth $12,522.4 Million by 2019 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 4Health News:Casinos in Australia Industry Market Research Report Now Updated by IBISWorld 2Health News:Casinos in Australia Industry Market Research Report Now Updated by IBISWorld 3Health News:Casinos in Australia Industry Market Research Report Now Updated by IBISWorld 4Health News:Kawartha Lakes Fit Body Boot Camp’s Successful Fat Loss Challenge Results in $2,000 to Boys and Girls Club 2Health News:Kawartha Lakes Fit Body Boot Camp’s Successful Fat Loss Challenge Results in $2,000 to Boys and Girls Club 3Health News:VogueQueen.com Updates Its Summer Collection With New And Trendy Evening Dresses 2Health News:Ivyland Medical Center’s Dr. Brad Paddock Offers Tips for Men’s Health 2
... Hospital investigators have found that an electrically powered amplification ... to the acute hearing of humans and other mammals. ... loss can result from malfunction of this amplification machinery ... as aspirin. , Sound entering the cochlea is detected ...
... May 7 The following is a,statement by ... The guidelines for smoking cessation released today ... reminder to the nation,s 45 million,smokers that they ... quit smoking and protect their health than ever ...
... Presbyterian Hospital of,Plano has been named a recipient ... state,s highest honor for quality and organizational,performance., ... health care facility,in Collin County to receive this ... is the first hospital in parent company Texas ...
... thwarted rewiring needed for neural development, mouse study shows ... class of weight-loss drugs that suppresses appetite by blocking ... caution in children, U.S. scientists report. , In research ... suppresses the adaptive rewiring of the brain necessary for ...
... GAINESVILLE, Fla. Retinas in newborn mice appear perfectly fine ... microRNAs except for one thing the retinas do not ... the absence of microRNAs in the mammalian eye, an international ... the Italian National Research Council describes a gradual structural decline ...
... As part of its ongoing,commitment to providing the ... is excited to welcome Katherine Anne Binns as ... New York office. KN will,draw particularly on her ... growing list of clients., "Katherine possesses the ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:St. Jude finds 'dancing' hair cells are key to humans' acute hearing 2Health News:St. Jude finds 'dancing' hair cells are key to humans' acute hearing 3Health News:New Guidelines Show Smokers Have More Tools to Quit Than Ever, But Elected Officials Must Do More to Help 2Health News:New Guidelines Show Smokers Have More Tools to Quit Than Ever, But Elected Officials Must Do More to Help 3Health News:New Guidelines Show Smokers Have More Tools to Quit Than Ever, But Elected Officials Must Do More to Help 4Health News:Presbyterian Hospital of Plano Receives Prestigious Texas Award for Performance Excellence 2Health News:MicroRNAs appear essential for retinal health 2Health News:MicroRNAs appear essential for retinal health 3Health News:Senior Researcher With Extensive Healthcare Experience Joins Knowledge Networks 2
(Date:7/10/2014)... INC. (NYSE: RMD ) today announced that it ... 30, 2014 results on Thursday, July 31, 2014, after the ... ResMed,s results will be issued after 1:00 p.m. US Pacific ... operating results and future outlook. The earnings call ... and the live webcast of the call can be accessed ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... Quebec , July 10, 2014  Valeant Pharmaceuticals ... VRX) today announced it has completed the sale to ... and Dysport owned or held by Valeant for $1.4 ... with Nestle S.A, which recently completed its acquisition of ... the divestiture of our products to a company that ...
(Date:7/10/2014)...   LabStyle Innovations Corp . (OTCQB:DRIO), developer of ... appointment of Professor Richard B. Stone ... Directors. Prof. Stone brings over forty-five ... as an entrepreneur, venture capitalist public, company officer ... He currently serves on the board of directors ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:ResMed To Announce Fourth Quarter And Fiscal Year-End 2014 Results 2LabStyle Innovations Welcomes Richard B. Stone to its Board of Directors 2LabStyle Innovations Welcomes Richard B. Stone to its Board of Directors 3LabStyle Innovations Welcomes Richard B. Stone to its Board of Directors 4
... International Corporation (NASDAQ: PRXL ) will release financial ... Tuesday, August 9, 2011 after the close of the stock ... www.PAREXEL.com and on the PR Newswire website at ... call and live webcast at 10:00 a.m. ET on Wednesday, ...
... PORTLAND, Ore., July 14, 2011 QuantRx® Biomedical ... and commercialization of innovative diagnostic products based on ... industry, today announced that it has settled the ... with prejudice, and will be focusing its operations ...
Cached Medicine Technology:PAREXEL Announces Date of Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2011 Earnings Release and Conference Call 2QuantRx Biomedical Settles Suit: Launches New PAD-Based Genomic Diagnostic Products 2QuantRx Biomedical Settles Suit: Launches New PAD-Based Genomic Diagnostic Products 3
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
Medicine Products: