March Archive


Xavier Symons | 10 March 2017 | Link
tags: canada, discrimination, genetic testing, human rights, privacy
Canada has passed a new law that prevents corporations from demanding genetic information from potential employees or customers.

Xavier Symons | 10 March 2017 | Link
tags: assisted dying, assisted suicide, euthanasia, law, us
Several jurisdictions are debating legislation that would ‘outlaw’ or ‘condemn’ euthanasia and assisted suicide.

Xavier Symons | 10 March 2017 | Link
tags: capital punishment, lethal injection, philippines
The Philippine House of Representatives has voted in favour of a bill that would allow the execution of criminals.

06 March 2017 | Link
tags: fake news, journalism, media, media hype
Articles reporting that old headlines are not true tend not to end up on the front page

04 March 2017 | Link
tags: body art, conscientious objection, informed consent
An ethicist argues that conscientious objection is not morally acceptable.

Xavier Symons | 04 March 2017 | Link
tags: abortion, conscientious objection, duty to refer
Conscientious objection? "We'll call it a draw", says one academic.

04 March 2017 | Link
tags: cosmetic surgery, female genital cosmetic surgery, female genital mutilation
How FGM overlaps with cosmetic surgery

04 March 2017 | Link
tags: assisted suicide, montana
The status quo remains unchanged

04 March 2017 | Link
tags: canada, euthanasia
Both for moral and legal reasons

04 March 2017 | Link
tags: informed consent
Is trust morally inferior to belief on evidence?

Xavier Symons | 04 March 2017 | Link
tags: donor anonymity, donor conception, identity, sperm donation
Victoria has enacted laws that retrospectively strip donors of anonymity.

Xavier Symons | 04 March 2017 | Link
tags: middle east, organ market, organ trafficking
An Indonesian woman claims she had her kidney "stolen" while working in Qatar.

03 March 2017 | Link
tags: australia, euthanasia, films
An Australian short film about euthanasia is a hit.

February Archive


25 February 2017 | Link
tags: adolescents, bariatric surgery, pediatrics, usa
It's the only thing that seems to work for some patients

25 February 2017 | Link
tags: human dignity, israel, terrorism, triage
Should wounded terrorists be treated according to the conventions of medical triage?



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