July Archive


21 July 2018 | Link
tags: bioethics, genetic engineering, genetics, genomic essentialism, germline therapy, nuffield council on bioethics
“It is our view that genome editing is not morally unacceptable in itself,” says report author.

Xavier Symons | 21 July 2018 | Link
tags: embryo research, embryo screening, gene editing, procreative beneficence
Could we have an obligation to gene-edit embryos?

Xavier Symons | 21 July 2018 | Link
tags: assisted suicide, canada, disability rights, law, murder
65-year-old Robert Latimer wants his life-sentence to be revoked.

Xavier Symons | 21 July 2018 | Link
tags: gay parenting, gay rights, israel, surrogacy
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been criticised for failing to support reform.

Xavier Symons | 21 July 2018 | Link
tags: japan, murder, nurses
The nurse has confessed to killing at least 20 patients.

Xavier Symons | 21 July 2018 | Link
tags: medical negligence, plastic surgery, professional conduct
The doctor used acrylic glass for a buttock-enhancing operation.

Xavier Symons | 21 July 2018 | Link
tags: egalitarianism, inequality, organ transplantation, us
Current guidelines state that doctors should consider the “social support” of patients.

Xavier Symons | 21 July 2018 | Link
tags: disease, health, hippocratic oath, philosophical bioethics
A new edition of a prominent journal takes aim at teleology in medico-ethical theory.

June Archive


Xavier Symons | 16 June 2018 | Link
tags: california, consent, crime, dna database, law, privacy
The Golden State Killer case was cracked using a DNA matching website.

Xavier Symons | 16 June 2018 | Link
tags: brain death, law, organ procurement
50 years on, the brain death criterion remains controversial.

16 June 2018 | Link
tags: spain, surrogacy
Deputy prime minister is scornful

16 June 2018 | Link
tags: american medical association, assisted suicide
Possibility of a push for “neutrality”

16 June 2018 | Link
tags: bioethics discourse
Physicians are marginalized, and individual autonomy in patient decision-making has been effectively negated

Xavier Symons | 16 June 2018 | Link
tags: canada, euthanasia, law, us, voluntarily stopping eating and drinking, vsed
Voluntarily Stopping Eating and Drinking (VSED) appears to be becoming more common.

Xavier Symons | 16 June 2018 | Link
tags: cancer, crispr, gene editing
CRISPR editing may be more harmful than previously thought.



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