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Right to Recover ~ Winning the Political and Religious Wars Over Stem Cell Research in America presents scientific facts that challenge readers to think for themselves rather than accept political or religious views on stem cell research.

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Friday, August 17, 2007

Why can't we help the ill?

Why can't we help the ill?
August 3, 2007

By The RAWSISTAZ Reviewers (RAWSISTAZ.com)-
Yvonne Perry's RIGHT TO RECOVER has a wealth of information regarding stem cell research, not only in the United States, but in the world. She covers the reasons given for Bush vetoing the Stem Cell Research Bill, as well as puts down the myths that surround those issues. For instance, in vitro fertilization does not constitute a living human being. A cell and sperm that are united outside a woman's body are blastocyst cells and cannot become a human being until placed in a woman's womb. The placing of the fertilized egg in a woman's womb where it can grow and become a human being is conception. Until that point, the cells are undifferentiated cells that can become any part of the body, which is why it so important to the research. These cells can be used to grow new body organs, such as livers or kidneys. They can also be used to find cures for spinal and brain injuries as well as replacing damaged brain and nerve cells that cause muscular sclerosis and Alzheimer's. If these fertilized eggs are not used for research, they are thrown away which is not very helpful to those who truly need a cure. There has been much talk of adult stem cell research, but the difference is, those cells are already determinate parts of the body and are therefore not universal as the blastocyst cells are.

Ms. Perry lists many diseases that I had no idea could be covered by stem cell research. It is indeed, a real horror for the seriously ill, that this bill was vetoed, when it obviously can do so much good. The RIGHT TO RECOVER also covers the history of this country and how religion has come to play such a large part in the government of today. While the subject is quite technical, she breaks it down so even a lay person can understand the concepts and the reasons for stem cell research. She gives the information and lets you decide. There is also a chapter regarding what each individual can do to help. It is indeed an enlightening book that should be read by everyone in the United States.

Reviewed by Alice Holman
of The RAWSISTAZ Reviewers

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