First child born worldwide gestated in a uterus transplanted between twin sisters

News of the first baby in the world to be born after gestation in a womb transplanted between twin sisters in Hospital Santa Orsola in Bologna,...

The tip of the legalized euthanasia iceberg. Dutch Doctor gave the fatal drugs without patient consent

“Should this (legal euthanasia) include a situation where doctors are drugging patients secretly?” said the Dutch prosecutor. See Review of...

Ethical questions of artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare. Will increasing use of AI lead to a loss of human contact in care?

AI in healthcare is developing rapidly in western countries. A recent study shows its lights and shadows. The Nuffield Council on Bioethics...

CRISPR-Cas9 causes more damage in the genome than thought

At present CRISPR-Cas9  produces off-target effects See video below The CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing system causes more damage in the cellular DNA...

Guidelines published to prevent STD (sexually transmitted diseases) in prisions. Is this collective receiving these basic needs?

In the last week of May this year, 2018, the “European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control” and the European Monitoring Centre for...

Savulescu and Schuklenk propose to restrict the conscientious objection of healthcare practitioners

Professionals must always perform any treatment that a patient may request? – See video below about the role of  conscience in medicine...

Europe rejects “Global Kidney Exchange Project”. This apparently solidarity initiative mask authentic “trafficking in human organs”

The initiative encourages the “risk of exploitation”. See video below The European Committee on Organ Transplantation has unanimously approved...

HIV/AIDS fall in some countries but in Spain,Middle East,North Africa, and eastern Europe the number of new infections has increased significantly

See video below Up to a total of 1.8 million people infected with HIV developed AIDS, which means 5.3% fewer than in 2016, while the number of...

Gene drive used in mammals for the first time. Possible effects of the genome modification of entire species

Could we change natural design without mayors consequences?  Gene drive technology allows genome of entire species to be modified, has been used...

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...

Could HIV be entirely removed? It is the main question in the HIV fight

A recent article titled, A study unravels new stem cell transplant factors that might lead to HIV eradication in the body shows that is possible...

Increasing suicide figures among doctors in the United States. Causes and effects

The term burnout (considered the main cause of suicide) is being used by the media and medical journals worldwide with an increasing rate, why?...

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...

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...

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”...