25 Apr 2015 |
tags: China, CRISPR, genetic engineering
Scientists have been editing the genome of human embryos, a world first.

25 Apr 2015 |
tags: body transplant, head transplant, Russia
A 30-year-old Russian IT worker could become the first person to get a body transplant.

25 Apr 2015 |
tags: sperm donation
A lesbian couple was misled about the superior qualifications of their sperm donor.

25 Apr 2015 |
tags: Colombia, euthanasia
The Health Ministry has finally drawn up guidelines for voluntary euthanasia

18 Apr 2015 |
tags: public health, vaccination
"No jab, no welfare", says government.

18 Apr 2015 |
tags: clinical research, clinical trials
WHO has called for the disclosure of all results from clinical trials for medical products.

18 Apr 2015 |
tags: criminal responsibility, eugenics, sterilization
American women may be trading sterilisation for reduced jail sentences.

18 Apr 2015 |
tags: gene of the week, genetic determinism, genetic fundamentalism, genetics
“Our choices at the polling booth may not be as free or rational as we would like to believe”

18 Apr 2015 |
tags: gene of the week, genetic fundamentalism, genetics, genetics and law
“Sex offending is written in DNA of some men” in the headlines after publication of a Swedish study.

18 Apr 2015 |
tags: clinical ethics, clinical trials, randomized clinical trials
Is it an example of "medical monotheism"?

18 Apr 2015 |
tags: Canada, conscience, conscientious objection, euthanasia
No doctor should have the right to conscientious objection, says Udo Schuklenk.

17 Apr 2015 |
tags: Ebola, public health, research ethics
Focus on other methods of stemming the spread of the disease.

12 Apr 2015 |
tags: criminal responsibility, neuroethics, neuroscience, terrorism
Can a teenager be responsible for mass murder?

12 Apr 2015 |
tags: neuroethics, neuroscience
What is the role of neuroscience in the courtroom?

12 Apr 2015 |
tags: blood transfusions, informed consent, Jehovah's Witness
Australian case shows agony of hospital staff.

12 Apr 2015 |
tags: Caesarean sections, surgery
No evidence that a rate of more than 10% saves the lives of mothers or babies

12 Apr 2015 |
tags: dual loyalty, prisons
Guantanamo Bay is not the only place where American health workers’ ethics clash with the need for security.

12 Apr 2015 |
tags: China, organ trafficking, organ transplants
Two Canadian researchers insist that there is sufficient evidence to believe claims of organ harvesting.

12 Apr 2015 |
tags: Guatemala, Guatemala syphilis experiments, informed consent
Johns Hopkins responds that the allegations are groundless.

12 Apr 2015 |
tags: abortion
Republican governor Sam Brownback bans “dilation and evacuation” abortion procedure

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