Archived Articles

August 22, 2019. Scientists Attempt Controversial Experiment To Edit DNA In Human Sperm Using CRISPR. Read here. 

August 21, 2019. Their Mothers Chose Donor Sperm. The Doctors Used Their Own. Read here.

June 11, 2019 Physician-Assisted Suicide Once Again Divides AMA Members. Read here.

June 11, 2019. Living with Pain and Opioid Addiction: Bioethics Narratives. Read here.

June 4, 2019. Ethics Training for Mechanical Circulatory Support in Medical Education. Read here.

April 23, 2019. Why Sperm Donor Privacy Is Under Threat From DNA Sites—Is There Anything They Can Do About It? Read Here. 

 

April 18, 2019. When patients get overwhelmed, informed consent needs rethinking. Read Here.

April 8, 2019. Facing Escalating Workplace Violence, Hospital Employees Have Had Enough. Read Here. 

April 2, 2019. The Ethics of Overlapping Surgery: Do Patients Have the Right to Know? Read Here. 

April 1, 2019. Ethical questions raised on body donation after medically assisted death. Read Here. 

March 12, 2019. Is it Ethical to Genetically Edit Sports Animals? Read Here.

March 29, 2019. Are We Ready For An Implant That Can Change Our Moods? Read Here

March 19, 2019. W.H.O. Panel Demands a Registry for Human Gene Editing. Read Here.

March 18, 2019. The robots that dementia caregivers want: Robots for joy robots for sorrow. Read Here.

March 13, 2019. Invisibilia: For Some Teens With Debilitating Pain, The Treatment Is More Pain. Read Here.

February 12, 2019. This neuroscientist is fighting sexual harassment in science—but her own job is in peril. Read Here.

March 4, 2019. A teen got vaccinated against his parents' wishes. Now, He'll testify before Congress. Read Here.

March 4, 2019. Biodiversity in crisis: Technological advances in agriculture are not a sufficient response. Read Here. 

March 3, 2019. Unwise and unnecessary: Opioids for wisdom teeth extractions. Read Here

Chinese Bioethicists Respond to the Case of He Jiankui. Read Here.

February 1, 2019. When Is the Surgeon Too Old to Operate? Read Here.

January 31, 2009. Recent events highlight an unpleasant scientific practice: ethics dumping. Read Here. 

February 1, 2019. New U.S. Experiments Aim to Create Gene-Edited Human Embryos. Read Here. 

January 24, 2019. Japan’s approval of stem-cell treatment for spinal-cord injury concerns scientists. Read Here.

January 23, 2019. China's Latest Cloned-Monkey Experiment Is an Ethical Mess.  Read Here. 

January 24, 2019. When Docs Sexually Violate Patients. Read Here.

January 4, 2019. When Medicine Makes Patients Sicker. Read Here. 

December 11, 2018. One Implant, Two Prices. It Depends On Who’s Paying. Read Here. 

December 4, 2018. Should We Edit the Human Germline? Is Consensus Possible or Even Desirable? Read Here. 

August 8, 2018. As Brain Organoids Mature, Ethical Questions Arise. Read Here. 

July 2018. A proposal for teaching bioethics in high schools using appropriate visual education tools. Read Here. 

November. PROFESSOR WILLIAM DESMOND WINS FINDLAY PRIZE FOR BEST BOOK IN METAPHYSICS. Read Here. 

November 26, 2018. Chinese researcher claims first gene-edited babies. Read Here.

November 3, 2018. Mom to the Internet: Anybody want to trade my girl embryo for a boy? Read Here. 

November 2, 2018. Ethical Robots. Read Here. 

November 2, 2018. Hospital communicaation-and-resolution programs do not expand liability risk. Read Here. 

November 1, 2018. Scientists propose panel to guide gene-editing decisions regarding conservation. Read Here. 

November. The Pentagon’s Push to Program Soldiers’ Brains. Read Here

October 14, 2018. Essays reveal Stephen Hawking predicted race of 'superhumans'. Read Here. 

October 11, 2018. Chinese scientists have used gene editing and stem cell techniques to produce healthy mice with two mothers. Read Here. 

October 11, 2018. GENOME HACKERS SHOW NO ONE’S DNA IS ANONYMOUS ANYMORE. Read Here.

October 4, 2018. Scientists: US military program could be seen as bioweapon. Read Here. 

September 26, 2018. Uterus transplantation -- ethically just as problematic as altruistic surrogacy.  Read Here. 

October 1, 2018 Immigrants’ Health Premiums Far Exceed What Plans Pay For Their Care. Read Here.

October 1, 2018 WHO plays down risk to Indian children from tainted polio vaccine. Read Here.

September 20, 2018. Smart pills dumb down medical care, experts warn. Read Here

September 19, 2018. From Syria To Southern California: Refugees Seek Care For Wounds Of War. Read Here.

September 2018. The Ethics of Sequencing Newborns: Reflections and Recommendations. Read Here.

September 18, 2018. Use of electrical brain stimulation to foster creativity has sweeping implications. Read Here.

September 6, 2018. EXCLUSIVE: Doctors Reveal Details of Neuro-Weapon Attacks in Havana. Read Here. 

September 4, 2018. EU and national funders launch plan for free and immediate open access to journals. Read Here.

August 23, 2018. Statement on Protecting the Integrity of U.S. Biomedical Research. Read Here.

August 16, 2018. Opt-out organ donation register unlikely to increase number of donations. Read Here.

August 16, 2018. Researcher at the center of an epic fraud remains an enigma to those who exposed him. Read Here.

August 14, 2018. Should All Babies Have Their Genomes Sequenced at Birth? Read Here.

July 25, 2018. A Growing Number of Pharmacists Are Denying Patients Their Medication Because of Moral Objections. Read Here. 

July 19, 2018. Arizona Law Would Give Frozen Embryos to Spouse Who Wants Baby After Divorce. Read Here. 

July 19, 2018. Humans are Altering Seasonal Climate Cycles Worldwide. Read Here.

June 25-27, 2018. The 24th Assembly of the Pontifical Academy for Life Meets. Read Here. 

June 22, 2018. Jahi McMath, the Calif. girl in life-support controversy, is now dead. Read Here.

June 22, 2018. Engelhadrt, leading bioethicist and longtime philosophy professor, dies at 77, Read Here.

June 1, 2018. Judge agrees to halt fetal heartbeat abortion law in Iowa. Read Here

May 31, 2018. Idaho law voiding pregnant women's living wills is unconstitutional, groups say.  Read Here

May 22, 2018. Congress OKs letting terminal patients try unapproved drugs. Read Here.

May 16, 2018. Judge Overturns Assisted Suicide Law in California. Read Here.

May 10, 2018. As lab-grown meat advances, U.S. lawmakers call for regulation. Read Here.

May 9, 2018. Meet Creighton's new scholar: Fr. FitzGerald, an expert in health care ethics and bioethics, set to arrive on campus this summer. Read Here.

May 2, 2018. Scientists build 'synthetic embryos'. Read Here

May 1, 2018. NIH seeks health data of 1 million people, with genetic privacy suddenly an issue. Read Here.

April 23, 2018. FDA investigating unauthorized herpes vaccine research, report says. Read Here.

April 16, 2018. Breakthrough CRISPR Gene Editing Trial Set to Begin This Year. Read Here.

April 12, 2018.  Defining Death: Public Event Explores the Legacy of Brain Death and the Future of Organ Transplantation. Read Here.

April 11, 2018.  In Custody Disputes Over Frozen Embryos, A Controversial New Law Says They Should Go To Whoever Wants To Make A Baby. Read Here.

March 30, 2018. 'Aggressive' New Advance Directive Would Let Dementia Patients Refuse Food. Read Here.

 

March 9, 2018. AI researchers embrace Bitcoin technology to share medical data Read Here 

March 18, 2018. Former FDA Commissioners say right-to-try bills could endanger 'vulnerable patients'  Read Here

March 2018 "The Hastings Center: Organ Transplantation" Read Here

March 12, 2018 "Judge Rules that Spouse has Authority to Remove Partner's Life Support if There's No Directive" Read Here

March 13, 2018 "A Startup is Pitching a Mind-Uploading Service that is "100 percent fatal" Read Here

January 2018  "Teaching Old Docs New Tricks: Changes in Medicine Mean Changes in Medical Education" Read Here

January 26, 2018 "Artificial Neurons Compute Faster Than the Human Brain" Read Here

January 12, 2018  "Gene Therapy Could Make Cancer Care More Unequal, and this Map Shows Why" Read Here

January 14, 2018 "New IVF Technique that Uses Images of Embryos to Pick the Best One is Hailed as the 'Most Exciting Advance in Fertility Treatment for 40 Years'" Read Here

January 12, 2018 "At $850,000, Price for New Childhood Blindness Gene Therapy four times Too High, Analysis Says" Read Here

January 12, 2018 "Could Same-Sex Couples Soon Conceive a Child with Both their DNA?" Read Here.

December 4, 2017 "His Tattoo Said 'Do Not Resuscitate" Read Here

 

November 15, 2017 "Childbirth is Killing Black Women in the US, and Here's Why" Read Here.

 

November 9, 2017 "Lab-Grown ‘Minibrains’ are Revealing What Makes Humans Special" Read Here. 

 

September 22, 2017 "Scientists Grow Bullish On Pig-To-Human Transplants" Read Here.

October 15, 2017 "Should Physicians Consider the Environmental Effects of Prescribing Antibiotics?" Read Here.

 

November 2, 2017 "She Became A Surrogate Mother--and Unwittingly Gave Away Her Own Child." Read Here.

July 26, 2017 "First Human Embryo Edited in the United States." Read here

July 6, 2017 "Could Charlie Gard's Case Happen in the United States?" Read here

May 25, 2017 "At His Own Wake, Celebrating Life and the Gift of Death." Read here 

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