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Germline gene editing could soon reach the USA. What about the globally agreement that it should be prohibited?

“We’re very disappointed with the report. It’s really a pretty dramatic shift from the existing and widespread agreement...

Reproductive medicine and the production of bioartificial organs

Reproductive medicine and the production of bioartificial organs may be a source of hope in the next few years for patients with degenerative...
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Australian assisted reproduction clinics accused of misleading patients

This is a topic that we have addressed in depth in our Observatory [see HERE], (especially on the European and American data and the content of...

The embryo germline modification, particualrly in humans. It is an unsafe procedure

 “Absolute prohibition of such experiments” A group of clinical researchers has proposed modifying embryos using “therapies...

“The Origins of AIDS” Book. Where did HIV come from?

Knowing how and where the infection of humans by HIV began is the source of numerous studies. Now, Jacques Pepin has written a book “The Origins...

Role of genetic engineering in European agriculture

Criticises the attitude of politicians, on not recognising the value of new farming technologies The scientific advisor HFFA Research GmbH has...

Figures of deaths and displacement, due to war and environmental change never seen since World War II

Deaths and displacement due to the war in African countries. The war in Syria has already caused more than 200,000 deaths. More than 10,000...

Rise in sexually transmitted diseases according to WHO last report

Experts have warned in the 46th edition of the spanish journal EIDON of an upturn in sexually transmitted diseases, as a result of the social and...

Open ethical debate: Are gene editing techniques ethical in reproductive medicine?

Author’s opinion: The use of these techniques is currently medically and ethically unjustifiable. The United Kingdom has recently approved...

The situation of the clinical use of stem cells

In January 2017, an article was published in JAMA (The Promise of Palliative Care – Translating Clinical Trials to Clinical Care) which, in...

United States commits to improve both physicians training and palliative care quality

A system to prepare physicians to address this type of medical need that showed a significant improvement in the quality of life expected in...

Patient’s own menstrual blood stem cells used to treat Asherman’s syndrome

Infertility treatment.”The best option for endometrial regeneration in patients with Asherman’s syndrome.” Asherman’s...

Assisted reproduction clinics advertising brochures are very far from the objective medical truth

Clear example of misleading advertising According to many advertising brochures from assisted reproduction clinics, women who attend them have...

Rights of aborted foetal remains. Recognised by different countries

Fetal remains  can not be treated as clinical waste Texas will bury or cremate aborted children. From 19 December 2016, abortion clinics can no...

First cell gene therapy to treat “Bubble boy” disease has been legalised in Europe

Last July, an article was published in medical journal Blood, which described the success of a cell gene therapy modality to treat the...

IVF mix up. 26 Dutch women inseminated with the wrong sperm

Utrecht University Hospital in the Netherlands has opened a medical investigation after revealing that at least 26 women may have been...

Euthanasia in Belgium. Since its approval in 2002 the number of “patients” is on the rise

The Belgian Commission for Euthanasia Control and Evaluation reported on 2016 that 2,025 citizens had died by euthanasia in 2016 — an average of...

United States healthcare providers refuse to participate in executions

Capital punishment in the United States is socially highly controversial, especially in two areas: participation of healthcare providers in the...

Human infertility. Microsurgery for the treatment of tubal obstruction. Ethical and medical aspects

‘Reconstructive microsurgery could be important in the treatment of infertility’ One topic discussed in relation to the treatment of...

Sexually transmitted diseases found in 25% of sexually active teenagers in the United States

Programe based on creating a website, especially targeted at sexually active teenagers Around 1 in 4 sexually active teenagers in the United...