7 Feb 2016 |
tags: fraud, stem cell research, stem cells
Celebrity surgeon Paolo Macchiarini under fire in Sweden and the US

6 Feb 2016 |
tags: artificial gametes, Nuffield Council on Bioethics, UK
The Nuffield Council has produced an intriguing white paper.

6 Feb 2016 |
tags: Belgium, euthanasia
Is autism grounds for a lethal injection?

6 Feb 2016 |
tags: malfeasance, pain-killers
Will this have a chilling effect on doctors?

6 Feb 2016 |
tags: egg freezing, sperm banks, US military
Part of making the military “family friendly”

29 Jan 2016 |
tags: eugenics, sperm donation, UK
It excludes donors with history of certain diseases.

29 Jan 2016 |
tags: euthanasia, France, terminal sedation
Critics suspect that it is a disguised form of euthanasia

29 Jan 2016 |
tags: Catholic bioethics, disability, environment, Pope Francis
Care for the environment heads the list.

23 Jan 2016 |
tags: assisted suicide, euthanasia, JAMA
Legalisation in California has put it on the agenda everywhere.

23 Jan 2016 |
tags: female genital mutilation
... but no figures on how many have actually experienced it.

23 Jan 2016 |
tags: Canada, euthanasia, Quebec
But not without legal complications

23 Jan 2016 |
tags: eugenics
Some of the best minds in the US and Britain were in favour of purging the “race” of “defectives” in the early 20th century.

23 Jan 2016 |
tags: conscientious objection, cooperation in evil, effective referral
Sixty years after, Nazi cogs in the machine are still being put on trial.

23 Jan 2016 |
tags: transgender, uterus transplant, womb transplant
If uterus transplants are possible, why can't transgender women get them?

23 Jan 2016 |
tags: surrogacy, Vietnam
But only for married couples.

23 Jan 2016 |
tags: embryo custody
Right-to-life campaigners have found a new cause.

17 Jan 2016 |
tags: clinical trials
One man is brain dead and six others are in critical condition after a stage-one trial.

16 Jan 2016 |
tags: patient compliance
American heart surgeons refusing surgery to heroin addicts who present repeatedly with drug-induced heart valve infections.

16 Jan 2016 |
tags: futile care, Texas
A hospital committee authorises discontinuation of life-sustaining treatment.

16 Jan 2016 |
tags: CRISPR, embryo research, UK
Researchers want to study gene regulation by using surplus IVF embryos

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