November Archive


25 November 2017 | Link
tags: head transplants, organ transplants
A flamboyant Italian neurosurgeon claims that head transplants are around the corner

Xavier Symons | 25 November 2017 | Link
tags: contraceptive pill, contraceptives, suicide
A new study has found a positive association between the use of oral contraceptives and suicide attempts/suicide.

Xavier Symons | 25 November 2017 | Link
tags: clinical practice, professional conduct, professional ethics
New research shows an association between the handling of complaints and mental illness.

24 November 2017 | Link
tags: russia, surrogacy
Nationwide there are around 100 surrogacy centres, including 40 in Moscow

24 November 2017 | Link
tags: contraception, telemedicine
The anonymity of telemedicine troubles some critics

Xavier Symons | 24 November 2017 | Link
tags: catholicism, end of life, euthanasia, pope francis, withdrawal of treatment
Pope Francis has advised doctors to avoid "overzealous treatment".

24 November 2017 | Link
tags: australia, euthanasia, victoria
“Today’s all about emotion, and it’s all about compassion,” says the state's Premier

18 November 2017 | Link
tags: euthanasia machine, philip nitschke, rational suicide
The latest step in his campaign to promote rational suicide

18 November 2017 | Link
tags: human germline modification
How will the changes be monitored for generation after generation?

18 November 2017 | Link
tags: blood transfusions, jehovah's witness
Coroner confirms that 27-year-old mother was within her rights

18 November 2017 | Link
tags: female genital mutilation, fgm, islamic bioethics, israel
Two Muslim bioethicists ask for more understanding

18 November 2017 | Link
tags: advertising, social egg freezing
Promotion is mostly persuasive, not informative

Xavier Symons | 17 November 2017 | Link
tags: assisted suicide, suicide, switzerland
Assisted suicide came close to eclipsing suicide as a cause of death.

Xavier Symons | 17 November 2017 | Link
tags: assisted suicide, euthanasia, law, new south wales, victoria
A Vic politician was rushed to hospital after a 26-hour debate.

11 November 2017 | Link
tags: euthanasia, netherlands, taboos
The taboo has gone



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