"We cannot replace truth with bias," a bioethicist says.
The FDA has cracked down on the doctor who created the first three-parent embryo, which could have widespread implications for other advancements in the controversial field of human genetic modification.
A new design imagines an in-home device that would simulate a human womb.
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President-elect Donald Trump has been unclear so far on how many of his campaign pledges he actually intends to see through.
And by the way, there is still a Democratic Party, though one that has less power than it has for about 90 years. In the
The era of male-only embryo production is not yet here, but a major step in that direction was reported this week by another Japanese team.
Hinduism is a conglomeration of a variety of beliefs and practices with no one, or official, set of doctrines or religious authorities. I thus offer an account of brain death from a systematic, and somewhat unified, perspective shared by several schools of Hindu philosophy concerning the mechanisms and components of consciousness and cognition.
Understanding the unique conditions of medical ethics in East Germany and the other socialist states in that period will
The point is that modern bioethics is very much a creation of the era after World War II, one dominated by the U.S. and Western
What ever happened to being honest and fair? Yes, people are dying who need organs, but living organ donors are people, too. Recent movements to encourage living organ donation are misdirected. What living organ donors need is a safety net.
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As far as we know, there is no cure for death, no ingenious algorithm that can program the mysterious breath which at first gives life its form and then corrodes and withers it. It is in this breathing space between womb and tomb that we love, long and become human.
I think the real reason these experiments scare us is that they will force us to confront the question of what makes humans
I survived withdrawal, but it was the worst thing I've been through in my life (and that includes being hit by a van). And to be clear, it could have, and should have, gone better for me, if the medical system were better set up for managing long-term opioid use.
But before jumping into the history of this phenomenon, let's look at why the practice exists in the first place. Typically
In the aftermath of the Trump cycle conservative elites would do well to revisit the role of bioethics in appealing to their most sympathetic voters.
Heterologous Embryo Transfer (HET) is the transfer of a genetically unrelated embryo into the uterus of a woman. In its most basic form it raises few eyebrows, as surrogacy is relatively common practice. However, the introduction of the phenomenon of embryo adoption has complicated HET.
It wasn't long before IVF technology crossed the pond. The first IVF baby born in the United States was Elizabeth Carr in
Even before the death of Antonin Scalia, February 2016 was history-making for the US Supreme Court. The stay the Court placed on the Obama Administration's regulation of coal-fired power plants, central to mitigating global climate change, is unprecedented.