Essay on Stem Cells: The Cure for Uncontrollable Diseases of the Past

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Parkinson’s disease, Lou Gehrig’s disease, Sickle Cell Anemia, Alzheimer’s. This world is plague by countless diseases and there existed a time where, after many failed research attempts, scientists began to believe that people would always suffer from these diseases. However, with the introduction of stem cell research those past notions were dismissed. Upon their introduction, stem cell’s provided a new hope to the world and it proved itself to be an invaluable asset. Through stem cell research, a multitude of cures have been brought upon the world and these diseases that were uncontrollable in the past, can now be regulated and the ones suffering from now have a chance at living a better life. Sadly, there are many people who…show more content…
Parkinson’s disease, Lou Gehrig’s disease, Sickle Cell Anemia, Alzheimer’s. This world is plague by countless diseases and there existed a time where, after many failed research attempts, scientists began to believe that people would always suffer from these diseases. However, with the introduction of stem cell research those past notions were dismissed. Upon their introduction, stem cell’s provided a new hope to the world and it proved itself to be an invaluable asset. Through stem cell research, a multitude of cures have been brought upon the world and these diseases that were uncontrollable in the past, can now be regulated and the ones suffering from now have a chance at living a better life. Sadly, there are many people who believe that stem cell research altogether is not a good thing for society and requires an instant halt on any further funding. With all the possibilities that stem cell possess regarding the improving health of the population, doing away with stem cell research promises to be unrealistic and impractical, not only because society currently beginning relies heavily on it for cures, but also because without it, no cures would exist for some diseases (“Stem Cell Reasearch”) Embryonic stem cells are the most widely used, yet most controversial stem cell in the world. “Human embryonic stem cells are the primitive cells found in the inner part of the blastocyst stage of embryonic development” (Bush). Obtaining the cells results in the main
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