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NEWS THIS WEEK

Another Australian state legalizes ‘assisted dying’
by Michael Cook | Sep 18, 2021
Queensland becomes the fifth

British Medical Association goes neutral on ‘assisted dying’
by Michael Cook | Sep 18, 2021
A close vote at the annual representative meeting

Medical students moonlighting as sex workers need support not judgement, says BMA
by Michael Cook | Sep 18, 2021
Impoverished students need to support themselves financially

China cracks down on cosmetic surgery to stop ‘appearance anxiety’
by Michael Cook | Sep 18, 2021
‘Imperative and urgent’ to regulate advertising

Appeals court overturns landmark gender ruling in UK
by Michael Cook | Sep 18, 2021
Keira Bell says that she will appeal

Another case of fertility fraud in the US
by Michael Cook | Sep 18, 2021
This is getting tedious

Is fear of burdening the planet driving a rise in vasectomies?
by Michael Cook | Sep 18, 2021
‘I just don’t want to bring children into a world like this ...’

UPitt hires independent investigator to review its foetal research program
by Michael Cook | Sep 18, 2021
University denies any wrong-doing

Hundreds of medical journals call for climate change policies to protect health
by Michael Cook | Sep 11, 2021
“Indeed,” they write, “no temperature rise is ‘safe’.”

Biden mandates vaccination of 100 million American workers
by Michael Cook | Sep 11, 2021
Sure to be controversial

What do we owe victims of dementia or brain injury?
by Michael Cook | Sep 11, 2021
New York Times ethicist suggests, not much

Biden begins his ‘all of government’ response to restrictive Texas abortion law
by Michael Cook | Sep 11, 2021
Attorney-General denounces the law as ‘clearly unconstitutional’

Mexican Supreme Court declares that anti-abortion laws are unconstitutional
by Michael Cook | Sep 11, 2021
Ruling for all women and pregnant persons

What turns ordinary people into torturers?
by Michael Cook | Sep 11, 2021
Torturers are made, not born, researchers conclude

Danish ethicist opposes euthanasia in BMJ
by Michael Cook | Sep 11, 2021
Takes aim at autonomy arguments

‘A pure act of altruism’: organ donation after euthanasia
by Michael Cook | Sep 11, 2021
Dutch physicians argue for at-home euthanasia before retrieving organs
IN DEPTH THIS WEEK
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