Transplant of cryopreserved ovarian tissue to leukemia surivivor women. A healthy child have already been born

First child healthy born from a leukemia cancer survivor More than 80 children have already been born worldwide after cryopreserved ovarian tissue-transplantation in women who, due to disease or medical treatment, could lose the chance to have children in the future. Over the...

Our Bioethics Observatory of the Catholic University of Valencia in One of Us Assembly in the European Parliament

Brussels March 22, 2018.- On March 20, 2018, the European One of Us Federation has celebrated the Ordinary General Assembly in the European Parliament, in Brussels and has participated in the Week for Life Session. Once again, representatives of the civil organizations from th...

Belgian healthcare professionals rebel against euthanasia for psychological suffering reasons

Calling for a national debate on euthanasia and mental illness The snowball of euthanasia in countries where it is legal is increasingly expanding the boundaries of the culture of death (see HERE). It began by being permitted for terminally ill patients, then for seriously ill...

The term pregnant woman questioned by UN Human Rights Commission. Failure to do so could be considered homophobic

Unquestionably the male transsexual who became pregnant is a biological and genetical woman  As a result of sex reassignment techniques in transsexuals, it is not unusual to think that someone considered biologically a woman could become a man following hormone treatment and sex...

The slow advance of gene therapy now face a more promising chapter

Gene therapies are surely the most complex drugs in history. After a traditional trial-and-error phase, they now face a more promising chapter that is not without risks. Forty-five years ago in Science, Theodore Friedmann of the University of California, San Diego prophetically...

Sexually transmitted diseases (STD) increasing rates in United State and United Kingdom

The United States is starting to lose the war against sexually transmitted diseases who appears to be a West trend. The main issues are syphilis and gonorrhea. Syphilis rates increased by roughly 18 percent from 2015 to 2016. The majority of the cases occurred in men,...

Public opinion associates brain death with organ harvesting which could affect the credibility of brain death

“The medical community should improve understanding through consistent, simplified language, dissociating brain death from organ donation” and resolve the controversy about the different criterion of brain death. A recent study published by Elsevier – Science...

Effect of maternal age on the risk of preterm birth and other complications confirmed by a large study

Motherhood is increasingly being delayed for cultural reasons where exigence of women work market should be highlighted. We commented in a recent article that this exigence “Inducing a woman to renounce her legitimate choice to live her maternity at the best age for it, in...

Frozen embryos donation figures. Human embryos transferred increased over the years

It is difficult to find objective data on the practice of embryo donation. Now, a study published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology has provided data on this topic for the period 2000 to 2013 in the United States. As we know, with the use of in vitro...

Must science and religion disciplines confront themselves?

Should they explore avenues through which these two fields could find solutions to the emergencies that humanity is facing? According to an article published in The Lancet in April 2017 (see HERE), a large group of experts met in Rome, invited by Cardinal Ravasi, President of the...