Eggs and sperm could be produced from female blood samples

The journal Science has published an interesting article  by a Japanese group, led by Mitonori Saitou, which describes the production of oogonia...

Pharmaceutical and biotech biggest companies open their labs to a veterinary inspector

Animals testing ethics. A recently published interview successfully addresses the antagonism between animal welfare and the undeniable need for...

Large-scale genetic studies do not include a racially and ethnically diverse population that greatly affects global health

A large study published in Cell titled The Missing Diversity in Human Genetic Studies affirms that the majority of studies of genetic association...

Trump administration gives a new turn of the screw for effectively stops US aid for abortion worldwide

The Trump administration continues providing healthcare for women while refusing to subsidise the killing of unborn babies, now it has expanded...

Serious concern for science. European academics are failing abysmally when it comes to reporting the results of clinical trials

European academics are failing abysmally when it comes to reporting the results of clinical trials, a study has revealed. An analysis of data...

Around the debate of CRISPR human experiments. New global registry is proposed and a moratorium in reproductive germline editing

There’s an “urgent need” to create a transparent global registry that would list all experiments related to human genome editing, an expert...

A promising step to fertility preservation of childhood cancer survivors by immature testicular tissue grafting

Also, hundreds of patients whose fertility is at risk following toxic therapies would be beneficiated Cancer treatments like chemotherapy can...

The rehumanisation of progress. Intervention of Dr Gines Marco in the academic act of One Of Us

“One of Us” cultural platform, of which our Observatory is a member, is launched in Paris where more than 300 institutions and intellectuals,...

Males with HIV have a higher risk of cancer

Experts in the study of HIV at Valle de Hebrón Hospital in Barcelona have published a report saying that men with HIV have a significantly higher...

A Canadian report shows that, not only, Euthanasia cases are on the rise but requests for MAiD are not treated as having particular moral considerations

In the Canadian province of Quebec, which has a population of around 8.5 million inhabitants, euthanasia has been legal since December 2015, but...

The silent global epidemic. 25% of adolescents will contract an STD before finishing high school

Only HPV infection is responsible for 530,000 cases annually and 264,000 deaths Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are hidden epidemics of...

The vast majority of Italian gynecologists oppose abortion despite strong criticism from pro-abortion groups

In Italy it has been reported that it has become increasingly complicated to have an abortion, as in many regions, more than 70% of gynecologists...

Cases of children born with severe congenital malformations identified in France. The news was received with concern

41 congenital malformations identified in a region of France, the only one with a rigister of this kind On 30 October last year, REMERA (Register...

Leading doctors in reproductive medicine and transgender clinics open the door to trans women to get womb transplant

Ben Jones, a surgeon at Imperial and member of the Womb Transplant UK organisation is planning the first operations this year Dr Richard Paulson...

Euthanasia for children “with life-limiting conditions” is approved in Colombia

Colombia is the third country that approved the law with a permissive and confusing terminology that worsen the already rejected measure by most...

Ethical concerns about uterus transplantation from a deceased donor

Medical journal The Lancet has published the case of livebirth of a healthy child from a woman who had undergone uterus transplantation from a...

Global fertility rates decline. First study to provide data on the fertility of the worldwide population

The world population ages, TFRs decreased in all countries and territories of the world between 1950 and 2017, 33 countries showed a negative...

“For an Europe faithful to human dignity”. A cultural platform, of which our Observatory is a member, is launched in Paris

The Cultural Platform was launched – february 23 – in Paris at the Palais de Luxembourg meeting together national organizations that...

Children born from assisted reproduction techniques have an increased risk of obstetric and perinatal adverse effects

A recent large study confirms that children born through assisted reproduction techniques have 30-40% higher probability of suffering...

The iceberg of abortion! The hidden face of abortion is mainly a result of the use of drugs and intrauterine devices

See video bellow Public opinion frequently focuses on surgical abortions to assess the magnitude of the attempts on life posed by abortion, but...