Bioethical approach. Sperm from a cadaver was used to conceive a child by surrogation

  The parents of a British man who died in an accident five years ago extracted his sperm after he suffered massive brain damage. The aim...

The German Ministry of Health called to stop allowing to euthanasia drugs

The request to the Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices (BfArM) goes against a landmark judgment in 2017 that ruled seriously ill...

“Gene-edited babies” in China. What has said the coinventor of CRISPR technique, Jennifer Doudna?

Jennifer Doudna said, “It is a matter of when and where the gene editing technology will be used in human embryos”. As we commented...

Cocaine effects and overdose successfully treated with CRISPR gene editing in mice

Researchers at the University of Chicago have used the CRISPR gene editing tool to treat cocaine addiction in mice, and suggest that it will be...

Current knowledge does not justify universal genetic tests for newborns, scientists and ethicists affirms

As discussed in an article in The Lancet, Francis Collins, director of the United States National Institutes of Health – NIH, said in 2014...

DNA methylation is a sophisticated biological mechanism with objective implications in biology and medicine

An article in Lancet approaches the DNA  methylation (the incorporation of molecular “marks” on the DNA) who constitutes a marking system that...

Bioethical approach of the first genetically modified babies in China

A number of media outlets have reported the news: Chinese scientists produce genetically edited babies for the first time (see HERE and...

The cryptic biological determinism of “sexual orientation”. Study on homosexual determinism

All attempts to demonstrate biological determinism of homosexuality lack sufficient rigour  The first thing to note is that sexual identity,...

Fathered 200 children hoping that they would one day track him. Now he met a daughter

Worried he’d never have a family, Louis became a prolific sperm donor, hoping that his children would one day track him down.                    ...

The biological sexual identity is once again adopted by the American Administration

Is US Government official definition of sexual identity determined “on a biological basis grounded in science” a violation of transgender...

Abortions have reached a historic low rate in the United States.The drop was especially pronounced among teenagers

American public opinion trend proves that the pro-life fight could win. See video the of the movement of millennials below in the US, perhaps the...

Sex disparity on a continental scale. Male-heavy generation in China and India

In China and India, men outnumber women by 70 million. Both nations are belatedly trying to come to grips with the policies that created this...

Kenya has banned the American flagship organization Marie Stopes from promoting abortion

Abortion colonialism is stopped. Kenya accused the previous US government of causing moral decay by promoting abortion. The Kenya Medical...

How does euthanasia affect nurses? Video

A large study published by the British Medical Journal with the title Involvement of nurses in euthanasia: a review of the literature affirmed...

First child born worldwide gestated in a uterus transplanted between twin sisters

News of the first baby in the world to be born after gestation in a womb transplanted between twin sisters in Hospital Santa Orsola in Bologna,...

The tip of the legalized euthanasia iceberg. Dutch Doctor gave the fatal drugs without patient consent

“Should this (legal euthanasia) include a situation where doctors are drugging patients secretly?” said the Dutch prosecutor. See Review of...

Ethical questions of artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare. Will increasing use of AI lead to a loss of human contact in care?

AI in healthcare is developing rapidly in western countries. A recent study shows its lights and shadows. The Nuffield Council on Bioethics...

CRISPR-Cas9 causes more damage in the genome than thought

At present CRISPR-Cas9  produces off-target effects See video below The CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing system causes more damage in the cellular DNA...

Guidelines published to prevent STD (sexually transmitted diseases) in prisions. Is this collective receiving these basic needs?

In the last week of May this year, 2018, the “European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control” and the European Monitoring Centre for...

Savulescu and Schuklenk propose to restrict the conscientious objection of healthcare practitioners

Professionals must always perform any treatment that a patient may request? – See video below about the role of  conscience in medicine...