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    3 pros and 3 cons related to stem cell research are needed.

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    Hey there,
    Here are some points that you could use for and against embryonic stem cell therapy.
    - There is potential in ameliorating neurodegenerative disorders (1)
    o Alzhemiers, Huntington's, Parkinsons, ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)

    - Human embryonic stem cells are derived in vitro (meaning not within the woman's body, but rather in an IVF lab)(2)

    - Treatment of vision loss (macular degeneration)
    o This is actually in ...

    Solution Summary

    Detailed information (including examples) of the positive and negative implications of stem cell research. Very useful for debate purposes.