Netherlands dedicates green light for growing human embryos

Dutch government sanctions restriction research to help infertile couples and to tackle hereditary or congenital diseasesThe Dutch government has announced it wants to allow growing human embryos under strict and restriction conditions for scientific research, thereby devoting hope to mothers struggling to conceive. The Dutch health pastor, Edith Schippers, said…

‘Anti-malarial mosquitoes’ created using controversial genetic technology

Scientists aim to tackle malaria by creating bugs unable to spread the parasite, but caution recommended over unpredictable ecological consequencesHundreds of genetically modified mosquitoes that are incapable of spreading the malaria parasite to humen have been created in a laboratory as part of a revolutionary approach to combating the disease.…

Stem cell therapies: medical experts call for strict international rules

Experts from 15 countries tell regulation needed to prevent vulnerable patients pursuing unproven and potentially deadly treatmentsMedical and legal experts from around the world have unified to call for more stringent regulation of stem cell therapies to prevent people pursuing unproven and potentially deadly treatments overseas. In a perspective piece…