26 Jul 2014 |
tags: euthanasia, Lithuania
The new health minister is making waves by backing a discussion of euthanasia.

26 Jul 2014 |
tags: conscientious objection, force-feeding, Guantanamo Bay
It could be the first case of 'conscientious objection' to the treatment of detainees.

25 Jul 2014 |
tags: feminism, green bioethics, IVF
Free fertility treatment should be banned for those making lifestyle reproductive choices to curb climate change.

25 Jul 2014 |
tags: gun control, psychiatry
A psychiatric patient shoots dead his caseworker and takes aim at his psychiatrist....

25 Jul 2014 |
tags: assisted dying, assisted suicide, euthanasia, UK
A number of Lords declared that the bill was dangerous.

25 Jul 2014 |
tags: assisted dying, assisted suicide, euthanasia, UK
Excerpts from passionate speeches by some members of the Britain's upper house of Parliament.

19 Jul 2014 |
tags: bioethics, ethics committees, public health
The crisis in the the US Veterans Affairs Department is fundamentally a crisis of ethics, according to the former hospital ethicist at the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

18 Jul 2014 |
tags: bureaucracies, ethics committees

18 Jul 2014 |
tags: assisted suicide, euthanasia
A group of five academics from Switzerland and the UK have come up with a novel idea to keep the incidence of euthanasia from rising rapidly.

18 Jul 2014 |
tags: peer review
Peer review is supposed to protect us against junk science. But what happens if the peer review is junk science?

18 Jul 2014 |
tags: Belgium, euthanasia, Wim Distelmans
Belgium’s foremost practitioner of euthanasia who is also the head of the government euthanasia regulator has become collateral damage in the debate across the Channel.

16 Jul 2014 |
tags: bioethics, films
What a blockbuster teaches us about bioethics.

12 Jul 2014 |
tags: Bill Gates, contraception, hacking, privacy
Would the device be safe and unhackable?

12 Jul 2014 |
tags: archaelogy, Down syndrome
Not stigmatised by community, say researchers.

12 Jul 2014 |
tags: bioethics, bioethics credentials, Canada, credentialism
The CIRH puts its point of view.

12 Jul 2014 |
tags: eugenics, Nikola Tesla
He thought that the unfit should be sterilized.

5 Jul 2014 |
tags: bioethics, bioethics credentials, Canada
The bioethics community in Canada is enraged at the Harper Government’s refusal to appoint a strong and formally credentialed leader.

5 Jul 2014 |
tags: informed consent, sperm retrieval
Is it ethical to remove sperm from a dead body without consent?

5 Jul 2014 |
tags: ECHR, France, gay parenting, surrogacy
Surrogacy may be banned in France, but it must recognise children born to surrogate parents abroad, the European Court of Human Rights has ruled.

5 Jul 2014 |
tags: Nature, research misconduct, retractions, stem cells
Nature has retracted a paper and a letter, both published in January, which claimed that physical perturbation of cells could create genetic effects.

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