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House Proceeding 03-04-09 on Mar 4th, 2009 :: 2:06:10 to 2:09:10
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Gus Bilirakis

2:06:06 to 2:06:26( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: a pro-abortion position will support this newer, safer technique which requ federal dollars to destroy human broes. and with that i yield back my time. mr. smith: i thank -- destroy human embryos. and with that i yield back the balance of my time. mr. smith: i thank the

Gus Bilirakis

2:06:10 to 2:09:10( Edit History Discussion )
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Gus Bilirakis

2:06:27 to 2:06:48( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: gentleman for his time. i yield to mr. bilirakis. mr. bilirakis: thank you very mu. fellow members, i'm glad to be on the house floor with you this afternoon of discussing this topic of adult stem cell therapy. the break through in technology that has been already discussed, they're exciting the

Gus Bilirakis

2:06:49 to 2:07:11( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: breakthroughs and i'm encouraged that science and medical communities are moving toward an ethical approach in treating very sick patients. this miracle of ethical adult stem cell therapy really hit home with me last month when i met with a florida cardiologist who has been using adult stem

Gus Bilirakis

2:07:12 to 2:07:32( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: cells to treat his very sick cardiopulmonary patients. the doctor has extraordinary results, and the best part no embryonic stem cells are used. the doctor's groundbreaking procedure involves a simple blood draw which extracts adult stem cells from the patient's

Gus Bilirakis

2:07:33 to 2:07:54( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: own blood. since it is the patient's own blood, there is no possibility of the body rejecting its own stem cells. the few naturally ocrring stem cells in the blood are cultivated into millions of regenocites.

Gus Bilirakis

2:07:55 to 2:08:15( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: they're reinjected back into the patient's heart or blood vessels. they then stimulate tissue regrowth and greater blood flow to the affected area. this treatment has proven to have miraculous results, and once again, the best part is

Gus Bilirakis

2:08:16 to 2:08:36( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: that embryos are not destroyed, and because regenocites is extracted from the patient's own blood they cannot be rejected from the patient's own body. it was reported on cnbc.com a couple weeks ago that this groundbreaking treatment has successfully treated heart

Gus Bilirakis

2:08:37 to 2:08:59( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: sease and even helped the patient beat a rare metabolic condition which would otherwise require a heart transplant. madam speaker, the government should not be in the business of funding destruction of embryonic stem cells. we should be in the business, however, of assisting bright,

Gus Bilirakis

2:09:00 to 2:09:12( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: young, innovative doctors and scientists who have forged a path of ethical adult stem cell therapy. i for one am excited about the future of this therapy and

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