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Xavier Symons | 29 July 2017 | Link
tags: goldwater rule, professional ethics, professionalism, psychiatrists, trump
The American Psychoanalytic Association says members are free to comment on public figures, notably Donald Trump

29 July 2017 | Link
tags: human extinction, sperm count
Experts suspect that chemicals are to blame.

29 July 2017 | Link
tags: crispr, human embryos
Shoukhrat Mitalipov, of Oregon Health and Science University, has successfully edited a gene for a genetic disease in scores of human embryos

29 July 2017 | Link
tags: informed consent, sterilizations, tennessee
But an outcry forces him to step back from his plan

Xavier Symons | 29 July 2017 | Link
tags: consent, courts, law, medical futility, withdrawal of life support
Charlie Gard has died in a London hospice after having life-support withdrawn.

Xavier Symons | 29 July 2017 | Link
tags: gender reassignment, intersex, transgenderism
An international human rights advocacy group this week called for a ban on intersex surgery.

Xavier Symons | 29 July 2017 | Link
tags: clinical ethics, clinical practice, conscientious objection, contraception
The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology recommends contraceptive counselling for every visit.

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