Understanding the biological mechanisms of aging. Aging retardation is achieved in mice

A biological topic of great interest is to understand the mechanisms of aging. The nervous system is known to clearly affect aging, especially...

Can the donor sperm used in assisted reproduction affect the child’s health?

The issue has sometimes been raised as to whether children born using donor sperm through assisted reproduction could have health problems...

Concept of liquid modernity and transhumanism according to Nick Bostrom

The concept of Liquid Modernity, by Polish sociologist Zygmunt Bauman, constitutes an excellent conceptual tool box with which to address the...

Male age affects sperm quality producing decrease in couples fertility

A woman’s age has always been talked about when it comes to the success or failure of natural and in vitro fertilization (IVF) and how her...

Involuntary euthanasia in Holland. More than 400 citizens have been euthanized without request

Medical and Legal Dictionaries: Involuntary euthanasia Termination of life without request and without a competent person’s consen A study...

Can phisician refuse transfer an embryo that presents genetic abnormalities, despite the parents’ wishes?

The American Society of Reproductive Medicine considers ethically acceptable for the physicians to refuse to transfer these types of embryos,...

Sophia robot public speech ends with the recognization of its citezenship

Could it be a step to posthumanism or a single marketing strategy or both? Robot first public speech. Meet Sophia, a robot who made her first...

Pluripotent stem cells used for regenrative medicine risks. They can develop mutations that favor the production of cancer cells

It should be crucial to check pluripotent cell lines (embryonic and iPS cells) before clinical testing before their use in regenerative medicine...

The future of iPS – induced pluripotent stem cells. New finding increases tremendously their potential for clinical use

Cells now can be obtained from anonymous donors, however, and stored in a cell bank, the costs would be reduced significantly, and their...

Scientific differences between sex and gender. Define sex as a social construct is a scientific error

The human sexual condition questioned  by a theory!  An interesting article published in Fertility and Sterility titled Sex and gender: you...

Chemical dissolution of cadavers as an alternative to burial and cremation?

Many consider that the remains of their “loved ones” are being treated “as if they were “waste” by this technique Alkaline hydrolysis is a new...

iPS cells are also used to gain in depth knowledge of diseases. Now Parkinson disease is being more studied in depth by this technique

It appears to have been confirmed that the α-Synuclein gene is the one primarily linked to Parkinson’s disease, while the G209 (p.A53T)...

How do adverse major psychological maternal stress during pregnancy affect life expectancy of newborns?

It is affirmed that intrauterine exposure to a major psychological maternal stress affect son longevity in adulthood There is abundant medical...

Psychological effects of abortion new evidence. Teenagers who continue their pregnancy reduce their suicide risk by 50%

“Continuing the pregnancy in teenagers is a protective factor that reduces the risk of suicide by 50% and death from other causes by...

First major step in the treatment of blood diseases from adult cells

Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine  have developed an innovative method for obtaining blood cells (adult cells) from the endothelial cells of...

Transsexual (female-to-male) dies after undergoing a sex reassignment hysterectomy surgery

A 25-year-old Georgia (U.S.A.) woman, Rebeccah Feldhaus, who wanted to be a man and had changed her name to Rowan, has died of sepsis after...

Three leading medical international organizations against euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide

“However, permitting physicians to engage in euthanasia would ultimately cause more harm than good.” The IAHPC, a leading...

UK Government announced “Everybody will be organ donor by law” which is provoking a large debate

“I would opt out because organ donation should be a present and not for the state to assume that they can take my organs without...

Mitochondrial transfer clinic opens its doors when several safety issues remain unclear

This tecnique include, in all its applications, generating of new individuals in vitro, who will only be implanted in their mothers if they are...

Could genome sequencing in healthy persons create “sick patients for life”?

The genome sequencing in healthy persons can be useful, provided that such information is handled with the necessary confidentiality and used...