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DNA Transplant Brings Creation of Artificial Life a Step Closer

...even interrupted the project for 18 months while a bioethics panel was convened to review it. "I don't think there has ever been another field of science that has had so much public input and analysis before there have been any results. Potential abuses such as biological warfare concern everyone in the fie...

IVF Tourism Marred by Ethical Differences in EU

...cording to Guido Pennings, professor of ethics and bioethics at the University of Ghent, Belgium, thousands of people travel between European countries each year, seeking to take advantage of more liberal fertility laws or cheaper treatment prices. 'The number of movements is increasing because people are more...

Operation on Pillow Angel Violated Laws, Says US Advocacy Group

...Pediatric Bioethics in Seattle and chairman of the bioethics committee of the American Academy of Pediatrics, who was brought in to consult on this case. "She would never talk, never walk, and was dependent on her parents to meet all her needs. Her cognitive function was the equivalent of that of an infant, ...

Uterus Transplant- A Future Reality

...e the right to control that?' asked Arthur Caplan, bioethics chief at the University of Pennsylvania. 'It's got symbolic importance that's far different from a pancreas or a liver.' The first transplant was performed on a 26-year-old girl in Saudi’s Fahad hospital. She had a uterus transplanted from live don...

Fertility Clinics Allowing Parents To Select Gender

...and flourishing life, says Eric Cohen, head of the bioethics programme at the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington DC. "PGD clinics are performing sex selection just to satisfy parental preferences, and embryo screening is being used for late-onset diseases that have nothing to do with childhood sickn...

Experts From India, US To Discuss On Bioethics In Research

...ree days begining Tuesday to discuss the issues of bioethics in research in the field. The workshop, which will provide special training to 100 trainees from across the country, will use an interactive approach through case studies to update clinical researchers on the ethics requirements by Indian and inter...

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