CRISPR-mediated therapeutic editing corrects a genetic disease in mice’s fetuses. May it pave way in humans?

Researchers at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Institute (CHOP) and the University of Pennsylvania have published the first...

Premature vascular aging and high blood pressure in children born by IVF

IVF children risks in the rise The possible negative effects of assisted reproduction techniques (see HERE), for mother and child, must be...

Catholic University of Korea (CUK) College of Medicine received a 9 millions dollars donation to put life at the centre of every research activity

The pro-life movement cannot be progressed without the support of science, said Korean Cardinal Seoul (AsiaNews) – A renowned Korean...

Lejeune Foundation and pro-life institutions react in defence of Down Syndrome right to live

As the Supreme Court is being asked to consider a law that would ban abortions based solely on a diagnosis of Down syndrome, one mother of a...

Suicide rates dramatically increased in almost every U.S. states. A new paradigm shift is needed

Suicide is not always a symptom of mental illness. “A new paradigm shift is needed”.  According to the United States Centers for...

The status of person of the human embryo

The ultimate postmodern injustice is the refusal to recognise certain human individuals as persons * Introduction The continuing advances of...

AIDS pandemic. Adolescents deaths continues to rise

A recent report presented at the International Conference on AIDS held last September in Amsterdam revealed that, in the year alone, 130,000...

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

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 was to...

The German Ministry of Health called to stop euthanasia drugs free acquisition

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...

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 HERE....

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 one of them. 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...