Published in Health Insurance Law Weekly, March 20th, 2005
According to a recent report from the Netherlands, "Stem cell research holds the promise of treatments for many disorders resulting from disease or trauma where one or at most a few cell types have been lost or do not function.
"In combination with tissue engineering, stem cells may represent the greatest contribution to contemporary medicine of the present century. Progress is however being hampered by the debate on the origin of stem cells, which can be derived from human embryos and some adult tissues."
"Politics, religious beliefs and the media have determined...
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