New book shows adult stem cells as medical ‘paradigm shift’

Denver, Colo., Mar 7, 2013 / 02:07 am (CNA).- The recent explosion of success in using adult stem cells to treat and cure diseases marks a shift in the medical field by making it unnecessary to use controversial embryonic stem cells, said Dr. Robin Smith.“These cells are impacting many peoples' lives who are treated in a clinical trial, and as they become standard in care...it will become part of modern medicine,” the president of the Stem for Life Foundation told CNA … [Read more...]

Cardinal Dolan named Notre Dame’s 2013 commencement speaker

South Bend, Ind., Mar 7, 2013 / 12:08 am (CNA).- Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York will deliver the commencement address and receive an honorary degree at the University of Notre Dame’s graduation ceremony on May 19.Cardinal Dolan is “a man of great intelligence and personal warmth, and a dedicated shepherd of the Church,” said Notre Dame president Father John I. Jenkins, C.S.C.He explained in a March 6 statement that the university is “grateful” that the … [Read more...]

Doctors warn UN that abortion harms mothers

New York City, N.Y., Mar 6, 2013 / 05:26 pm (CNA/EWTN News).-  Medical experts before the United Nations argued that abortion is not medically necessary to promote women’s health and can actually harm women instead.“Real medical care decreases maternal mortality; abortion does not decrease maternal mortality,” Dr. Donna J. Harrison told CNA on March 6. Harrison, who serves as the director of research and public policy for the American Association of Pro-Life … [Read more...]

Doctors warn UN that abortion harms mothers

New York City, N.Y., Mar 6, 2013 / 05:26 pm (CNA/EWTN News).-  Medical experts before the United Nations argued that abortion is not medically necessary to promote women’s health and can actually harm women instead.“Real medical care decreases maternal mortality; abortion does not decrease maternal mortality,” Dr. Donna J. Harrison told CNA on March 6. Harrison, who serves as the director of research and public policy for the American Association of Pro-Life … [Read more...]


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