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Cosmetic surgery clowning to be discouraged

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 08:17
Sleazy marketing tactics are popular in a competitive field Read more...

Children can write their own advance care directives in Victoria

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 08:00
As long as they are competent, their requests will be binding Read more...

Your genes for sale: shouldn’t you get a return?

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 07:55
There are ethical concerns about business practices of genomics companies Read more...

Embryo gene-editing: Canada v. China

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 07:48
Two Canadian ethicists defend a moratorium on embryo gene-editing, arguing that it reflects an international consensus Read more...

An AI alternative to organised religion

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 07:41
There are several quasi-religious organisations now operational in Silicon Valley Read more...

Are drug addicts responsible or helpless victims of an illness?

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 07:53
The Massachusetts Supreme Court could decide Read more...

Medical staff punished after privacy breach in Pennsylvania hospital

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 07:44
Staff were sharing photos on their smartphones Read more...

Medical aid urgently needed in Myanmar

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 07:42
The Lancet called this week for humanitarian support to be “urgently deployed" in Myanmar. Read more...

US Congress ponders assisted suicide

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 07:40
Opponents are trying to drum up support for a resolution Read more...

40 years after, Scottish mother still mourns the son a hospital stole from her

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 07:28
Body used for tissue samples or organs Read more...

Costa Rica becoming hub for global organ trafficking

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 07:09
Four doctors on trial Read more...

Coma victims, PVS patients, and waking the dead

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 05:13
Is a PVS patient really gone forever? Read more...

Organ donation and recipient information

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 05:09
Bioethicists are getting resourceful in their search to solve the organ donation crisis. Read more...

Ireland to vote on abortion in 2018

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 04:56
Ireland will soon vote on its controversial constitutional abortion restrictions. Read more...

Major US doctors group opposes physician-assisted suicide

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 07:45
The American College of Physicians, the second-largest physician group in the US, sends a resounding No. Read more...

Bioethicists: get rich quick!

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 07:40
Apply for the Dan David prize Read more...

British childbirth doctors back decriminalised abortion

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 07:33
Now three major medical lobby groups support it Read more...

Is a defence of female genital cutting possible?

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 07:29
Absolutist notions of human rights must be tempered by respect for cultural traditions, says German ethicist Read more...

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