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    The class is health law and ethics. The presentation is on informed consent concerning stem cell research and must include judicial process and health care laws (this is one of my parts and I am having trouble with finding info on this topic). I need enough information to be able to create 5 slides with detailed speaker notes, using scholarly journal references.

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    Hope this helps you. There is a lot of information available specially on informed consent in research if you want to include this. I highlighted the most important one and included in the references the url for further information. If you need more journal references, doing a search on google scholar with the basic topics I included here may give you more references.
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    Understanding Stem Cell Research

    Stem cells origin
    Stem cell research provides the opportunity to investigate possible treatments and cures to otherwise debilitating and incurable diseases such as Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, and multiple sclerosis since they have the capability of renewing themselves through cell division, sometimes after long periods of inactivity and have the capability of becoming any tissue- or organ-specific cells with special functions (1). It has been a widely controversial type of research since it can involve embryonic stem cells that created through a process called derivation that ends in the destruction of a human embryo (11). However, stem cells also can be derived from adult stem cells that are limited to certain specialized cells and induced pluripotent stem cells or mature cells capable of becoming any cell types of the human body through scientific manipulation (1, 11).

    Due to the cost involved in research, scientists depend on federal monies to continue their work. Since 1996, the Dickey-Wicker Amendment has been attached each year to every appropriation bill prohibiting the use of appropriated funds for research involving destruction of human embryo (2, 3). Furthermore, from August of 2001 to March of 2009, US federally funded stem cell research was limited to the use of 71 lines of genetically diverse blastocysts worldwide created before an arbitrary date set by Former President George W. Bush's 2001 policy and ...

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    The solution includes basic information to create 5 slides on stem cell research, funding by law, guidelines established by government to conduct the research, informed consent, and general requirements. It offers links for further information on the subject.