October Archive


28 October 2018 | Link
tags: transhumanism
All sentient entities can rest easy

28 October 2018 | Link
tags: assisted suicide, switzerland, unbearable suffering
“Unbearable suffering” could be the new standard

28 October 2018 | Link
tags: research ethics, research misconduct, retractions
A Japanese anaesthetist, Yoshitaka Fujii, holds the record for most papers retracted – 169

27 October 2018 | Link
tags: consent, euthanasia, malpractice, netherlands
The RTE was concerned that the patient had not provided written consent.

27 October 2018 | Link
tags: autonomous vehicles, consequentialism, deontology, practical ethics
Westerners are more likely to prioritise the young over the old.

27 October 2018 | Link
tags: biohacking, privacy, sweden
4000 Swedes have had ID chips inserted into their thumbs.

Xavier Symons | 27 October 2018 | Link
tags: conscientious objection, law
And so the debate continues.

21 October 2018 | Link
tags: elizabeth warren, genetic testing
Victim of Trump’s ‘Pocahontas’ gibe takes genetic test

21 October 2018 | Link
tags: conscientious objection, norway
Doctor who refused to insert IUDs vindicated

21 October 2018 | Link
tags: stephen hawking, transhumanism
Posthumous essays reveal his fear of genetic ‘improvements’

21 October 2018 | Link
tags: abortion, australia, conscientious objection, queensland
Bill passes easily, 51 to 41.

Xavier Symons | 20 October 2018 | Link
tags: fraud, harvard, replication, retractions, stem cell research
Officials say 31 studies should be retracted.

Xavier Symons | 20 October 2018 | Link
tags: euthanasia, usa
The Academy of Family Physicians has adopted a position of "engaged neutrality".

Xavier Symons | 20 October 2018 | Link
tags: loneliness, uk, us
UK GPs will be encouraged to refer patients to social activities.

20 October 2018 | Link
tags: bioterrorism, ebola, pandemic
Many are concerned that we are not adequately prepared.



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