May Archive


23 May 2015 | Link
tags: PGD, referendum, Switzerland
If the constitution is altered, it will be possible to perform PGD.

23 May 2015 | Link
tags: clinical ethics, scientific misconduct, stem cell research
Italian celebrity surgeon Paolo Macchiarini created artificial windpipes with cadaver-derived scaffolding and stem cells

23 May 2015 | Link
tags: end-of-life care, euthanasia, India, minimal consciousness

23 May 2015 | Link
tags: Down syndrome, genetic testing
Questions about “a ‘corporate arms race’ to develop prenatal tests for Down syndrome

Xavier Symons | 23 May 2015 | Link
tags: euthanasia, existential suffering, hospitals, public policy, UK
The fear of a miserable death in a hospital bed rather than at home is driving public support for mercy-killing law in the UK.

Xavier Symons | 23 May 2015 | Link
tags: murder, nurses, regulation, UK
A Filipino nurse in the UK has been found guilty of deliberately contaminating the intravenous fluids of patients.

23 May 2015 | Link
tags: commercialization, stem cell business, stem cells
Regulators in the United States and Australia are examining the burgeoning field of stem cell therapies.

23 May 2015 | Link
tags: IVF, IVF finance
IVF could be cause of financial distress for some couples.

Xavier Symons | 21 May 2015 | Link
tags: autonomy, informed consent, interviews, Jehovah's Witness, virtue ethics
In an exclusive BioEdge interview, presidential advisor and renown bioethicist Daniel P. Sulmasy discusses the principle of informed consent.

16 May 2015 | Link
tags: Myanmar, population control, Rohingya
Myanmar finds a way to deal with its Muslim minority.

16 May 2015 | Link
tags: gay parenting, India, Israel, Nepal, surrogacy
Nepal has become a surrogacy hub.

Xavier Symons | 16 May 2015 | Link
tags: applied ethics, philosophical bioethics, postmodernism, public health, public policy
A leading bioethics journal has taken philosophical bioethics by the horns -- and published a collection of essays.

Xavier Symons | 16 May 2015 | Link
tags: artificial intelligence, existential risk, robotics, Stephen Hawking, transhumanism
With rapid developments in artificial intelligence, academics and industry leaders are warning of an existential threat

Xavier Symons | 16 May 2015 | Link
tags: crime, DNA database, DNA testing, genetic privacy, privacy
A New Orleans man has accused police of an invasion of privacy after they forcibly obtained his genetic information.

Xavier Symons | 16 May 2015 | Link
tags: law, new frontiers, paternity, sperm donation, US
A Virginia 'sperm donor' has been granted custody of his genetic child after deciding he wanted to be a father.



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