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Exciting New Initiatives: Stem Cell Transplants

A new treatment involving a stem-cell transplant between siblings could cure sickle cell disease. This has the potential to help tens of thousands of people around the world, while also decreasing the dependency on immunosuppressant drugs and narcotics. Sickle cell disease is predominately found in people of African descent. Read the full story here: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-07-01/stem-cell-transplant-stops-sickle-cell-in-potential-cure.html

No Appointment Necessary for Abortion Approval, Just Skype In

A new guideline by the Department of Health allows women to receive abortion approval via a Skype or phone call. It would no longer be necessary for a patient to physically visit her doctor before the physician authorises the woman to go ahead with the abortion. CORE founder Josephine Quintavalle was interviewed by The Telegraph and believes […] Read more

Pregnancy and Abortion on the Rise in 40-Year-Olds

The number of women having abortions is on the rise among those in their 40s. Because of mixed messages surrounding fertility, many women stop using contraception in their late 30s and early 40s, believing they are unable to become pregnant. This has led to an increase in abortions among this age group in the past […] Read more

Three-Parent Embryos A Distortion of Nature

The BBC recently asked a number of highly qualified individuals to give their viewpoint on three-parent embryos. CORE founder Josephine Quintavalle was one of those people. She underlines the fact that the technique of bringing together three different individuals to create an embryo completely distorts nature and should not be permitted. Read her full opinion […] Read more