Q: I would like to know whether stem cells are allowed in Islam. In this case I would be storing it for my heirs only. Furthermore I would like to know whether a medical aid scheme is allowed. The medical aid portion is only a hospital plan. No insurance. Please advise whether the above is allowed and if not please comment in detail why not.
- If it is a blood cell or extracted from a blood cell, it will be permissible.
- Refer to http://muftionline.co.za/node/1514
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