Loneliness. An epidemic that is mobilizing English Government and its worrying many western countries

Is it only an English problem? – See video By the 21st century, loneliness has become ubiquitous. Commentators call it “an...

World in mental health crisis of ‘monumental suffering’. “In this matter, every country is a developing country”

Recent The Guardian’s article began with this astonish phrase, Lancet report says 13.5 million lives could be saved every year if mental...

A new electronic device could allow the recovery of patients with motor chronic spinal cord injury

Don’t miss the video below Four patients with a complete spinal cord injury walked after a treatment based on an electronic device...

Have people the right to freeze their gametes with public funds?

Recently we have treated the new Western strong trend “Social freezing” that is also a profitable commercial issue (see HERE). Now we...

Launched a book about the rights of incurable children. Ethics, Conflict and Medical Treatment for Children: From disagreement to dissensus

What should happen when doctors and parents disagree about what would be best for incurable children? On April 23 a  case added a new impulse to...

Chemsex on the rise among homosexuals. How will it affect public health?

Roughly a decade ago, people in Spain began to hear of “chemsex”, a practice that generally takes place between men who have sex with men, and in...

Increase the use of natural solutions in the fight against climate change. VIDEO

Don’t miss the bellow animation explaining video. Nature is our greatest ally in the fight against climate change and preserving...

Bioethical debate on the principle of Procreative Beneficence

Natural or artificial selection? See the below video about recent findings of the sophisticated selection in the natural fecundation process  The...

Children conceived by assisted reproduction deprived of knowing their genetic origins

Many persons conceived through third-party participation are deprived of  crucial information The use of donor sperm or egg for reproduction and...

Cell life extended, authors suggest that this finding could increase human life expectancy

Building on two decades of research, investigators at UT Southwestern medical school have determined that “cellular housekeeping”...

Romania joins countries that do not consider gay couples as marriage

Now Romania, along with Poland, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Lithuania and Latvia don’t recognize the same-sex union as a marriage A recent petition...

Economic funds allocated in Britain for the prevention of suicide. Suicide latest figures.

New funding in England has been allocated to suicide prevention, around 28.6 million Euros. The aim is to reduce suicides by 10% by 2021,...

Masked euthanasia in children. Are Alfie Evans and Charlie Gard cases the tip of the iceberg of NHS healthcare policy?

Isaiah had defied medical expectations by managing to breathe unaided for eight hours, and had vindicated his parents’ legal battle to keep him...

Human-mouse hybrids created with sperm produced from human testicular stem cells

According to a recent article (see HERE), a team of researchers has managed to produce human functional spermatids (as sperm precursor cells are...

Alfie Evans’ parents welcome baby boy four months after losing their firstborn

The parents of Alfie Evans are celebrating the birth of their son – four months after they lost their firstborn to a rare degenerative...

Increase in neonatal syphilis in the United States

Syphilis screening in all pregnant women is proposed to reduce congenital syphilis increases As we informed in a recent post (see HERE) Syphilis...

Uterus transplantation is a promising treatment for women infertility but some bioethical aspects have not yet been solved

In 2014, the first child was born following uterus transplantation, two years after the transplant. Although uterine transplant is still in the...

Are western societies paradigms affecting the mental health of teeangers? Is it a global mental health crisis?

A relevant study made in the United Kingdom population reveals the increasingly unhappy teenage life One in four 14-year-old girls has...

Controversy surrounding human cloning at the forefront of bioethical issues

The possibility of human cloning continues to raise major bioethical controversy. This technique has been proposed with three relevant specific...

The man with 3 faces, after an astonishing medical feat. What ethical difficulties can face-transplants pose?

“The man with three faces. These transplants pose, indeed, the question of identity”. Health professionals at Hospital Georges...