The Chinese public is increasingly worried about the quality of the country’s air and water. There is also widespread concern about inflation, inequality and corruption, and the safety of consumer goods and food.
The prospect of dying has always fascinated, haunted and, ultimately, defined human beings. From the beginnings of civilization, people have contemplated their own mortality – and considered the possibility of immortality.
If new medical treatments could slow the aging process and allow people to live decades longer, would you want to? Most Americans say no, but roughly two-thirds think that most other people would say yes.
While most Americans approve of laws that say treatment can be stopped if that’s what a terminally ill patient desires, they are split on what they would do personally in that situation. Only 27% have put into writing their own wishes regarding end-of-life care.
An overview of the stem cell debate in America examines the science behind stem cell technology and looks at public opinion trends.