Stem Cell Research

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2014

    Archdiocese Asks St. Louis to Stop Ice Bucket Challenge Donations to ALS Association

    Are you one of the countless philanthropists taking on the ice-bucket challenge and donating to the ALS Association? The Catholic Church says you're doing it wrong. The St. Louis Archdiocese has released a statement urging Catholics to donate to a research organization that doesn't support embryoni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2011

    Chris Mucci Looking For A Cure This Weekend​Local musician Chris Mucci needs your help. He has Burkitt's lymphoma, a rare and highly aggressive form of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, and he's looking for a stem cell donor. You can help him out this weekend by registering as a bone marrow or stem cell donor at two dif ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2010

    Babies Saving Lives!

    image via​Turns out babies aren't just cute. They're also potential medical superheroes.The Belleville News-Democrat tells us about 9-month-old Ben Alexander Schuetz, whose parents donated his umbilical cord blood when he was born. A few weeks ago, a representative from the St. Louis Cord Bl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2010

    The Controversy of Tim Tebow's Super Bowl Ad is Old News in St. Louis

    Amen. Here in St. Louis we like to think we clap for the other team when they make a good play. We're gracious and forgiving of our pro athletes (fans here give needle-in-the-butt guys like Mark McGwire minutes-long standing ovations.) We love them, even when they're not talking about sports a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2009

    The Latest from Birther Conspiracist, "World's Worst Person" -- Mo. Rep. Cynthia Davis

    On the positive side, Rep. Davis' new bill would guarantee they'll never be another politician just like her.​We here at Daily RFT love state Rep. Cynthia Davis (R - O'Fallon). Why? 'Cause she provides great copy. First time was back in June when Davis made headlines for a newsletter to her consti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2009

    Missouri Stem Cell Advocates Hail Obama's Executive Order But Say Fight is Far From Over don't see the evil here. You?The ink was barely dry on President Barack Obama's executive order on stem-cell research when the Missouri Coalition for Lifesaving Cures sent out an e-mail blast praising the president for his support. The order, signed Monday morning, remov ... More >>

  • News

    November 9, 2005

    Cell Block

    Missouri scientists fear embryonic research may remain embryonic

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 26, 2001

    Best News Story To R.I.P.

    Steve Fossett, hot-air balloonist