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...

A human heart left on a commercial airliner provides a glimpse into the nation’s transplant system. The obscure network of nonprofit organizations is questioned

With organ trafficking on the rise and nonprofit institutions implicated, a recent news article published by The Washington Post (see HERE)...

North America’s two cell therapy companies fined for medical fraud. Is it the tip of an iceberg?

The Federal Trade Commission in the United States, has filed its first punitive action against two cell therapy companies. The Regenerative...

Is the success of organ transplantation “Spanish model” due to the current law of organ donation presumed consent?

A British Medical Journal (BMJ) article titled Will an opt-out organ transplant law save lives? referred to the English legal initiatives...

Debate on fraud in scientific papers continues. A complex and challenging issue for scientific journals

See video above A JAMA editor article titled Scientific Misconduct and Medical Journals focus on a scientific malpractice involving fabrication,...

Rebuild trust between doctors-patients and healthcare institutions is claimed

An article publised in JAMA (January 24, 2019) treats a medical worldwide issue that need for atention. It afirms, Trust matters in health care....

Euthanasia, the other side of the coin. What did patients face after their decision to end their life?

The state of the “art” of the so called “medical aid to die” shows a lack of a universal protocol, shortage of doctors...

In vivo cell reprogramming. A major step forward in regenerative medicine

Cell reprogramming  is revolutionizing the biomedical world, not only because it can obtain cells of different tissues from pluripotent cells,...

Single-cell sequencing tool opens up promising possibilities in life cycle and biomedical research

In life cycle the biologic synchronous web that shape it is still a mystery, now a new avenue of research is open Every plant, animal and fungus...

Same-sex parents produced in mammals. Mouse pups obtained from “exclusively” male or female pairs

See video below Scientists have managed to produce mouse pups , i.e. bimaternal or bipaternal, in experiments that have been published in Cell...

Induced abortion’s effect on the mother’s health and risk of death. Pregnancy, miscarriage and induced termination of pregnancy

Several studies have analysed the possible relationship between the history of pregnancies, miscarriages and induced abortion, and the risk of...

Scientific institutions are trying to devise global safeguards to stop rogue gene-editing of human embryos

Some U.S. researchers knew of a Chinese scientist’s intentions to implant edited embryos but were unable to stop him. A recent article makes an...

Anatomy of surprise. Scientists discover hidden blood networks that cross through bone

That anatomy and the same science should still contain such surprises that could change dramatically our knowledge of the human body  Textbooks...

Paris March for Life take to the streets in Paris – Video

Thousands of protesters – 50.000 people from all France – walked through upscale neighborhoods of the country’s capital, ending the March at the...

Social freezing trend. Fertility experts call for ditching of UK’s 10-year limit on egg-freezing

Fertility experts have urged the government to overturn “discriminatory” fertility rules that require women who freeze their eggs to use them...

New Brain chips to make humans super intelligent. Is it worthy idea to pursue?

See video below A recent article in The Time affirms, Up to now, we have experienced inequality in areas such as finances and opportunity. Neural...

Digital chemotherapy pills are launched in U.S. It open an avenue to digital medicines

A Silicon Valley company on Thursday announced a new category of pharmaceuticals described as the first “digital pill” program of its kind, one...

Light and shadows of the irruption of AI in the medical care of patients

At the moment, most health-related applications of AI are at the research or early trial stage and it is not yet clear how successful they will...

Controversy on transsexuals’ medical treatment. “I believe I’m proof no man can truly become a woman” warns Leanne.

Leanne is a transsexual who, at 34, had sex reassignment surgery — as it was then called — on the NHS at a clinic in Hove, East Sussex, after...