Regulations to new law could allow suicidal patients to commit suicide
Shift from the 'reasonable doctor' to the 'reasonable patient'
The Royal College of Surgeons has tightened its guidelines on informed consent procedures.
No one ever reads terms of service contracts
Australia has seen a sharp rise in the use of unproven stem cell treatments.
The case of the accidental haemorrhoid operation.
Can a child ask for withdrawal of treatment?
A pioneer in modern medical ethics broke some of the rules
Danish researchers post information on 70,000 people
A Perth hospital has obtained a court order to force chemotherapy on the child.
Two UK doctors have called for a sweeping review of adolescent consent protocols.
A US$5.7 million study begins soon amidst ethical uncertainties
Ethicists and doctors have slammed recently passed legislation in the Australian state of Victoria that will revoke the anonymity of sperm donors.
A single vulnerable subject exposed to a dread disease without animal trials -- it's not sounding good
A new documentary tells the story of several mexican women who in the late 1960s and early 1970s were sterilized in US hospitals.
Is 'life's not much fun any more' good enough reason to refuse treatment?
The HHS is suggesting changes in the use of biospecimens, supervision of multicentre studies, and ethics oversight for trials not involving invasive interventions.
A British man chooses to die rather than lose his leg.
Alabama judge tells offenders to donate blood if they don't want to be fined
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