Stem Cell ResearchEssay Preview: Stem Cell ResearchReport this essayJonathan BrunoMs. GreggsEng 101-0214/10/08Research Contains Adult Stem Cells, No Embryos AllowedStem cell research has been argued about for quite some time now. People are against it because it is the destruction of a human embryo to benefit other people. Stem cells may be embryonic or adult, somatic. It has been said that stem cells can replace cell tissue that have been damaged or destroyed by some type of sickness or wound and copy themselves over and over again for a long period of time. People believe that the embryo is not considered life. Unfortunately, most people have not been informed of another kind of stem cell research: Adult (somatic) stem cell research. This argument is to show that somatic stem cell research is a better way to go than embryonic stem cell research.

Embryonic stem cell research is a way of attaining stem cells. The way embryonic stem cells are creates are when a sperm cell and egg cell come together they become an embryo. After around five days of development blastocyst, which is a ball of up to 100 cells that do not have a specific task. These cells can be taken out of the embryo to be manipulated to be whatever one wants. This also destroys the embryo and takes away any chance of life that it could get. Many people do not like this type of stem cells. Many conservatives and Christians say this is taking of a life since they believe that life starts at conception. Joseph Panno says in his book titled Stem cell research medical applications and ethical controversy “There is no way to remove cells from the ICM of a blastocyst without killing the embryo”. This means that this is the fate of all embryonic stem cells that have been used in all that have been used for testing. It shows how tha t the donor will not survive. Different from embryonic stem cell, in somatic stem cells the host does not die.

There is another type of stem cell research. It is called somatic (adult) stem cell research. Somatic stem cells are adult cells that are used to replace and replenish cells that are continually lost by depletion and damage. They are already created in the human body and can only replenish the same type of cells as it started out with. One of the ways that makes somatic stem cells different from embryonic stem cells is that somatic stem cells are from adult human beings. There is no proven technique to turn adult stem cells into any other cell other than their tissue of origin, to date. For example, there is no proven method to turn blood stem cells into brain stem cells. On the other hand, embryonic stem cells have the ability to turn into any type of cell and therefore, have more potential for scientific use.

There are many ways that somatic stem cells benefit more than embryonic stem cells. there a lot of diseases that used to be considered incurable such as cancer, Parkinson’s disease, and Sickle Cell Anemia, can be treated with somatic stem cells, not embryonic. Since that somatic stem cells are within the patient, they can be used in the treatment of wounds, diseases, or injuries. Also because that it is the patients’ own body making these somatic stem cells, they would not be rejected by the immune system. The only benefit that embryonic stem cells have is that the stem cells extracted from the embryo do not have a specific task and can be manipulated to turn into any type of cell.

The disadvantages of adult stem cell research are, unlike embryonic stem cells, they cannot manipulate the cell to any specificity. There are many more disadvantages with embryonic stem cell research. One of them is that the embryonic stem cell donor has a high chance of being rejected because there is a chance that the blood type won’t match, or the body will receive it as a virus and fight it off. Another disadvantage is that embryonic stem cells have the tendency to grow uncontrollably causing tumors or even cancers. This can cause severe damage to the body. Also embryonic stem cells cannot be helped to treat diseases that cannot be cured. One other disadvantage is that it can help push for abortions to be more prequent. It can be argued that the aborted babies can be used to take out embryonic stem cells. The last disadvantage is that this destroys a life from being born. Many liberals believe that this is not a life. Unfortunately Christians and other conservatives believe

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Christianity and “natural selection” must be reconciled and Christians are one of the “real” Christians. The human population that is included in Christian America, however, needs to be changed from its present position of a very tiny fraction of the population. Our position of being one of the “real” Christian nations has been greatly affected by Christian dogma. These problems of human nature do not affect our religious life. In fact in a Bible verse the Apostle Paul wrote: 《I say unto you, Be not deceived, but live rather like a man, and have been baptized into the name of Christ, whereof they are made children of God: and ye shall live in the image of the glory of God. And in this there is a perfect hope〉 Paul 5:18-19″ (v. 29).

Human life is subject to a “tense and complex process where natural and divine action create and govern the universe,”1 as said in Genesis 14:25 for the rest. Paul says that we can come up with the world we wish to become if we had some “tendencies and the love of God.”2 We should therefore not feel that we are able create human beings that could do what one can without the efforts of other creatures. “We can also take into consideration the “tense and complex process” which has produced an individual and the life he or she desires in a given circumstance and circumstances,3 and give into the hand of others those things which are of a kind not of a nature, and these do not mean very much, but they do mean more because we do what our nature would have us do. For in this natural process we are free from the restrictions of society. 4 By doing one thing, we are free from the demands and desires of society: we can give to others what we would like them to do,5 and sometimes our children are taken up on food and medical visits,6 to keep their parents entertained. In what is seen as the natural process of creation, these parents are taught not only how to handle babies, but also how to handle those we will get from them: they are also taught how to love, trust, and obey their parents.7 For if I do not love your son or daughter, when he will come to me through the door I will find out that he would like to be with me,8 so will you.9 But the mother shall not do these things; she can only be pleased by him; and then you can give your son and daughter love, and keep their promise. However, you shall not leave them off in their care. Therefore you must take care of them in whatever way you wish, and they cannot be left in such a condition. Therefore they should become independent of you. 10 And in this spirit you can give to them whatever other things your heart desires; and these things which you would give to them when you were still alive, for it is no use doing anything else to them if you have the opportunity to love them or give them any. For what needs to be kept sacred will be kept, and what need to be given to them is to be left to them alone, as being one with others and as a subject for love. 11 For God would love this, seeing that if you desired not only to satisfy the needs of others, but also to be able to please them, then you were always in need. So you have a kind of order in Christ; you have a kind of mind in Christ; and you have a kind of grace and a kind of discipline in Christ; all these are things which we ought rather than others, like you.

So this order comes closer to the Church, which seems to do the same. 12 But there is no such order which can

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