Chemotherapy in pregnant women would not affect the foetus

An analysis of the situation of pregnancies that occur during oncology treatments has been one of the points that has aroused most interest among European health professionals. The potential harmful effects of anti-cancer agents are a reason for great concern. In some cases, the...

Sexual assault report on American university students

Data collected between 2005 and 2007 show that 19% of North American university students aged between 18 and 25 years have suffered sexual assault or attempted sexual assault. Around 75% to 80% knew their attacker. Only 20% of assaults were reported to police, compared to 32% for...

After a long and costly legal process conscientious objection ethics of companies is legalized in USA

Conscientious objection ethics of family companies to the “contraceptive mandate.” The United States Supreme Court decided, by a majority of 5 votes to 4, that family companies can object to the Ministry of Health regulation that obliges them to finance and offer...

HIV resistant people, the clue for a new treatment?

HIV resistant people and new  possibilities to treatment Even when HIV patients are properly treated, a virus reservoir always persists in their cells, which means that they must always be considered as chronic patients. However, four patients have been discovered, referred to as...