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After 70 years, lessons from the Nuremberg Code

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 05:46
The medical profession must remain ever vigilant

Help us turbocharge bioethics debates

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 06:49
We're surviving on the smell of an oily rag Read more...

If you get a ‘do not resuscitate’ tattoo, will doctors pay attention?

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 06:38
Not necessarily, but ask an ethics committee

Rohingya face population control pressure on both sides of the border

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 06:29
Bangladesh is trying to sell the refugees on the virtues of contraception Read more...

Some Canadian doctors are refusing to treat attempted suicides

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 06:20
Opposed by the Quebec College of Physicians

Should doctors comply with all patient requests?

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 06:14
If they want to maximise their compensation, perhaps the answer is Yes. Read more...

This is what happens when no one says No to a patient with anorexia nervosa

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 05:41
The appalling story of an Australian woman who binged on laxatives Read more...

South Korea debates the privacy of a patient’s intestines

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 05:35
Triggered by the escape of a defector from the North Read more...

Cephalosomatic anastomosis forges ahead

Sat, 11/25/2017 - 05:48
A flamboyant Italian neurosurgeon claims that head transplants are around the corner Read more...

Oral contraceptives linked to suicide

Sat, 11/25/2017 - 05:23
A new study has found a positive association between the use of oral contraceptives and suicide attempts/suicide. Read more...

Doctors who receive a complaint are more likely to “overtreat”

Sat, 11/25/2017 - 05:18
New research shows an association between the handling of complaints and mental illness. Read more...


Fri, 11/24/2017 - 23:51

Russian surrogacy, controversial and unregulated

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 06:13
Nationwide there are around 100 surrogacy centres, including 40 in Moscow Read more...

Cephalosomatic anastomosis forges ahead

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 05:55
A flamboyant Italian neurosurgeon claims that head transplants are around the corner Read more...

‘Uber for birth control’ creates new ethical challenges

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 05:48
The anonymity of telemedicine troubles some critics

“Care” vs “overzealous treatment”: Pope Francis speaks on end of life issues

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 04:25
Pope Francis has advised doctors to avoid "overzealous treatment". Read more...

Assyrian pre-nups

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 08:41