AMNIOCENTESIS COULD BE USED FOR REAL LIFE-SAVING MEASURE

BOSTON, October 11, 2001 (LSN.ca) – While amniocentesis has until now been used mainly as a method to detect disorders within developing unborn children with abortion as an inviting option if a problem is detected, a new procedure has heralded hope that the procedure can be life-affirming. New Scientist magazine reports that researchers in Boston have found early-stage stem cells floating in the amniotic fluid of a pregnant woman. If scans suggest a baby may have defects, doctors could isolate cells from this fluid for later surgery. The stem cells could be grown into tissue to correct “body wall defects” […]
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PLACENTAL CORD BLOOD STORAGE PROGRAMS MULTIPLY

Ethical stem cell source program gaining momentum RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., October 11, 2001 (LSN.ca) – ThermoGenesis Corp. (Nasdaq: KOOL), a company which specializes in materials for cryopreservation of blood components, announced yesterday that it had received a fifth order for their BioArchive System from the New York Blood Center (“NYBC”). The release explained that NYBC’s Placental Blood Program has pioneered the use of Placental Cord Blood (“PCB”) as a source of stem cells for bone marrow restoration for such diseases as leukemia or inherited or acquired diseases of the blood and immune systems. Philip Coelho, CEO of ThermoGenesis Corp said, […]
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LIFESITE NEWSBYTES

CLINTON NEGLECT CONTRIBUTED TO TERROR ATTACK   The former highest-ranking intelligence officer in the U.S. Energy Department indicates the Clinton administrationâs reckless inattention to security throughout government led to last month’s terrorist attack. https://www.newsmax.com/archives/articles/2001/10/9/183216.shtml See LifeSite special report on Bill Clinton   https://www.lifesitenews.com/ldn/2001/feb/010215a.html LIBERAL GOVERNMENT COMPLETELY IGNORES POTENTIAL TERRORISTS   In today’s Financial Post, Diane Francis reports that 50 Afghanis and Pakistanis without any identification landed at Toronto’s Pearson airport last weekend and were released automatically after claiming refugee status. No one knows who they are or where they are now. In 1999, Francis states the same Liberal immigration Minister, […]
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EMBRYO RESEARCH APPROVAL ORCHESTRATED VIA INTERNATIONAL BIOETHICS

Expert Dianne Irving explains why countries are approving unethical research NEW YORK, October 10, 2001 (LSN.ca) – LifeSite has been perplexed by the recent spate of approvals of unethical research on human embryos in Australia, Britain, New Zealand, India, and Japan, despite scientific evidence indicating the vast superiority of adult stem cell research. While adult stem cells have already been used to cure diseases, embryonic stem cell research involving humans has led to disastrous results. LifeSite interviewed one of the world's foremost experts in the field, Dr. Dianne Irving who provided some answers to this puzzling development. Dr. Irving, is […]
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SUPREME COURT TO HEAR CASE ON HOMOSEXUAL BOOKS IN ELEMENTARY GRADES

Case Heard Despite Missed Deadline for Appeal OTTAWA, October 10, 2001 (LSN.ca) – In an unusual move the Supreme Court of Canada has allowed an appeal to be heard despite the fact that the applicants for the appeal missed the six-month deadline to request an appeal. Homosexual activists, who lost a case to force the Surrey School Board to allow homosexual propaganda books into elementary school classrooms, were granted both an extension to appeal and the appeal by the Supreme Court. The decision to allow the appeal was made by three of the justices headed by Justice L’Heureux-Dub{197}{189}, considered by […]
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SCIENTISTS: HUMAN CLONING TO BEGIN WITHIN 3 OR 4 MONTHS

ICOSIA, October 10, 2001 (LSN.ca) – The renegade scientists who have once again announced plans to clone human beings appear to especially enjoy media attention. Reuters reported yesterday that Dr. Panayiotis Zavos and his Italian colleague, Severino Antinori announced that creation of cloned embryos will begin within months. “It is going well enough so we may attempt the first production of embryos, cloned embryos in the very near future. That is, three or four months from now,” Cyprus-born Zavos told Reuters in an interview. However, LifeSite reported Aug. 20 that Zavos announced his go ahead would begin “within 60 days.” […]
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QUEBEC TO SET UP NEW ABORTUARY IN “HOUSE OF GOD” HOSPITAL

MONTREAL, October 9, 2001 (LSN.ca) – The Quebec government plans to put an abortion clinic in the Hotel Dieu (House of God) Hospital in Levis in the Chaudieres- Appalaches region of the province. The Montreal Gazette reported Saturday that the government has allocated $3.2 million to increase availability of abortion in Quebec where about 30,000 babies are aborted every year. Quebec health ministry spokesman Alain Vezina said “Right now, about 75 per cent of Quebec women who want an abortion obtain one . Our goal is 90 per cent.” Referring to Quebec’s Catholic heritage, Campaign Life Coalition National Organizer Mary-Ellen […]
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ABORTIONISTS FAILED TO INFORM RU-486 STUDY SUBJECTS OF DEADLY SIDE-EFFECTS

VANCOUVER, October 9, 2001 (LSN.ca) – Dr. Ellen Wiebe, lead researcher in the RU-486 abortion pill study in Canada has admitted that she did not give the women in her study vital information on the possibility of death resulting from the drug cocktail. The current issue of the US National Catholic Register covers the death of the unnamed Canadian woman in the RU-486 trial. Reporter Celeste McGovern asked the lead researcher in the study if the participants were made aware of the warning letter of the G.D. Searle company – makers of misoprostol (Cytotec) – which warned that its ulcer […]
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US NEWS ROUNDUP

Parents in Alaska won a battle Monday to restrict a graphic sex-ed book in elementary school.  https://www.adn.com/alaska/story/716836p-757045c.html The American Family Association (AFA) says more evidence now proves to families the J.C. Penney corporation has departed from its traditional family-oriented practices. They say profits from the company are now going to help support sibling incest and graphic violence which includes murder for hire.  https://www.afa.net/activism/aa100701.asp A Miami abortion clinic is suing Florida for not covering abortion on demand with Medicaid.  https://www.sptimes.com/News/100901/news_pf/State/Challenge_to_abortion.shtml
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