NHS will offer routinely DNA tests for cancer patients from October. How will help to treat cancer patients? Video

DNA tests for cancer treatments announced by NHS Hospitals  People in England will have access to DNA tests on an unprecedented scale from the...

Monitoring must continues on gene therapy, possible risks

In order to introduce DNA into cells, gene therapy  uses viruses, but now experimental studies in animals have suggested that when high doses of...

First treatment using gene therapy, to children and adults, approved in the United States

The first treatment using gene therapy is for a serious genetic disease -Inherited Retinal Dystrophy (RD) -that causes vision loss and even...

Artificial organoids generated from cancer cells

Organoids mimic therapies responses We have published several articles about Potential applications of organoids that mimic different organs. We...

To what extent should the opinion of children treated medically be taken into account?

A bioethical problem that sometimes arises in pediatric practice, is to what extent the opinion of sick children should be taken into...

Is the right of conscientious objection protected in Europe when it comes to abortion?

Although abortion has been legal in most European countries for years, the possibility of invoking conscientious objection for those healthcare...

A new step in contraception without pills. The projected contraceptive vaccine

A contraceptive vaccine which mechanism of action destroys a human life that has already begun its journey As it is known, after the discovery of...

The Conception of Synthetic Entities from a Bioethics Perspective

Our Observatory published a paper in the journal Science and Engineering Ethics that for its relevance we want to make known our readers See HERE...

Human-sheep hybrids created for the first time to develop organs

Human-sheep hybrids have been created for the first time by scientists at Stanford University (see New advances and challenges in the production...

The donation organs law of presumed consent of donors – opt-out – is being discussed in France and the UK

The organ donation, “A free act that should be a voluntary gift” is defended Based on an urgent necessity of organs, presumed consent...

Cancer cell therapy, still experimental, beats terminal breast cancer woman with secondary cancers

As far as we know, it is the first time that a cancer therapy achieved terminal cancer eliminating all cancer cells  Judy – who lives in...

Euthanasia. Politicians and media support a law neither patients nor doctors want

Nearly a year after the Washington District enacted a law allowing terminally ill patients to end their lives following the euthanasia political...

CRISPR-Cas9, the gene editing tool, might cause cancer. Why do Crispr present so many difficulties in humans?

Editing cells’ genomes with CRISPR-Cas9  might increase the risk that the altered cells, intended to treat disease, will trigger cancer, two...

Providing death ritual to patients may be a way to decrease burnout among medical personnel

Based on the increasing rates of suicide among medical staff in North America and other countries, many studies have been published and...

Donald Trump Administration may finally present a way to fulfil his campaign promise to “defund” Planned Parenthood

Half of Planned Parenthood affiliates clinics perform abortions and the organization in its entirety is the nation’s leading abortion provider, ...

Belgium considers euthanizing psychiatric patients without meeting legal requirements

Since the approval of euthanasia in Belgium in 2002, more than 10,000 people have been euthanized there. The reasons for its practice are...

Euthanasia doctor’s dilemma confronting the new scenario where the Euthanasia Law has been approved

A recent interview published by New England Journal Medicine gives an overview of the doctors’ dilemmas confronting the new scenario in the...

Gahna’s Parlamentaries rejects Commonweath pressures to legalize same sex marriage

British Prime Minister Theresa May urges to change Commonwealth countries “discriminatory” laws, including laws that do not allow...

French bishops’ statement on euthanasia. They condemn euthanasia and deplore the lack of palliative care

They condemn euthanasia and also deplore the difficulty in accessing palliative care in France, as well as the lack of training offered to...

Human genome “grammar” is extremely complex. Are we prepared for the genetics revolution we are living?

Human genome sequencing revealed the order of the 3 billion letters of the ADN (A, C, G and T), but not what they mean, much less the grammar...