Stem Cells for Dummies®
Copyright © 2010 Wiley Publishing, Inc., Indianapolis, Indiana
Author(s): Lawrence S.B. Goldstein, Meg Schneider
Published Online: 10 JAN 2012 09:44AM EST
Print ISBN: 9780470259283
Online ISBN: 9781118269244
About this Book
The first authoritative yet accessible guide to this controversial topic
Stem Cell Research For Dummies offers a balanced, plain-English look at this politically charged topic, cutting away the hype and presenting the facts clearly for you, free from debate. It explains what stem cells are and what they do, the legalities of harvesting them and using them in research, the latest research findings from the U.S. and abroad, and the prospects for medical stem cell therapies in the short and long term.
- Explains the differences between adult stem cells and embryonic/umbilical cord stem cells
- Provides both sides of the political debate and the pros and cons of each side's opinions
- Includes medical success stories using stem cell therapy and its promise for the future
Comprehensive and unbiased, Stem Cell Research For Dummies is the only guide you need to understand this volatile issue.