Essay on Doctor: Cord Stem Cells

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Arguments against research
Embryonic stem cell research has been in the controversial focus for many years and has gathered a lot of opposition to stem cell research from the public and religious groups.

One of the other important arguments against stem cells research is that there has been virtually no real successful cure or even a potential for cure found to support destroying the beginning of life, there's no evidence that a destroyed human embryo will help someone.

Stem cells for research can be successfully obtained from other sources like umbilical cord stem cells, amniotic fluid or adult stem cells.

Another strong set of arguments against stem cell research is that some believe that embryonic stem cell is not stable and might on a DNA level carry a possibility of genetic disorders in itself.

Stem cell research pros and cons have gained a lot of attention lately due to President Obama lifting a ban on stem cell research. Arguments for stem cells The people who favor embryonic stem cell research are mostly scientists, and they have many arguments. The first of these arguments is called utilitarianism, which is about how the benefits of stem cell research outweigh the ethical problem of destroying embryonic life. An example of utilitarianism is that embryonic stem cells have the capacity to grow a lot in a lab and can differentiate into almost all types of bodily tissue. This makes embryonic stem cells a good source for cellular…