The Foetus Factory

In a follow up to its May 2006 documentary The Stem Cell Swindle, Radio 4 investigates the trade in stem cells harvested from aborted foetuses as young as seven weeks old.

Award-winning medical journalist Matthew Hill travels to Ukraine to investigate the Kiev clinic trading in stem cells taken from babies aborted to order, and traces the route through the United Kingdom to some of the richest, most luxurious clinics where they are used in beauty treatments in the Caribbean.

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In a follow up to its May 2006 documentary The Stem Cell Swindle, Radio 4 investigates the trade in stem cells harvested from aborted foetuses as young as seven weeks old.

Award-winning medical journalist Matthew Hill travels to Ukraine to investigate the Kiev clinic trading in stem cells taken from babies aborted to order, and traces the route through the United Kingdom to some of the richest, most luxurious clinics where they are used in beauty treatments in the Caribbean.