When talking about illegal aliens, mainly use the word immigrant. Write an editorial about a new overcrowding law titled Manassas's War on Immigrants. What kind of mean American could be against an immigrant?
When talking about embryonic stem cells, use it interchangably with stem cell science as if no other kind existed. Rick Weiss in Stem Cell Advance is Fully Refuted:
The scandal surrounding disgraced South Korean stem cell researcher Hwang Woo Suk deepened yesterday as an investigator told reporters in Seoul that none of the 11 tailor-made cell colonies Hwang claimed to have created earlier this year actually exist...
The scandal also has delivered a body blow to stem cell science, a field of research born just seven years ago that, despite ethical concerns because of its reliance on human embryos, has generated great public enthusiasm.
Rick Weiss is not this ignorant. He can't be. Why does he write like this? Why does the Post let him? There is a vibrant and growing world of adult stem-cell research and therapies today that the Post habitually ignores.
There's no scientific research so promising that it can't be hyped further. Still, the ASCs – which the Democrats won't acknowledge, and which the New York Times recently claimed have proved futile in treating human illness – have actually been helping people in the U.S. since 1968. On one website you'll find a list, far from comprehensive, of almost 80 therapies currently using ASCs. This is treatment – not practice or theory. Incredibly, there are also about 300 clinical trials involving ASCs.
By contrast, the number of treatments using ESCs is zero. The number of clinical trials involving ESCs? Also zero....
That's from NRO last year. Here's a list of his stem-cell articles. Check it out. This means you, Rick.
Fumento's most recent entry on that list, on Oct. 20, is about curing liver failure:
Until now, the only hope for persons with irreversible liver failure from such diseases as cirrhosis, which kills about 27,000 Americans yearly, was transplantation. This requires permanent use of immunosuppressive drugs which can lead to opportunistic infections and cancer. Most importantly, it requires a new liver. About a thousand Americans are now on a waiting list for one and many will die there.
But scientists from London's Imperial College report in The New Scientist that they have repaired patients' own damaged livers by using bone marrow adult stem cells painlessly collected from their own blood. Five were injected with a drug that stimulated their marrow to produce extra stem cells that were then injected into a blood vessel leading directly to the liver.
It worked. Both liver function and overall health of three out of five treated patients improved significantly within only two months of treatment. The two patients whose health did not improve were left no worse off. ...
Drop me a line if the Post covered this one.
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