Archive Bioethic news 2018

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October

Reproduction revolution: how our skin cells might be turned into sperm and eggs

'Genetic Screening: Controlling Heredity' Raises Question of Eugenics

Stephen Hawking Predicted That Genetically Engineered Superhumans Could Destroy Humanity

Study to explore bioethics of brain organoids

What makes a good life in late life? Citizenship and justice in aging societies

Spanish Congress to debate euthanasia bill

Whose genome is it anyway? Big Data and your DNA

Genome editing in mouse fetuses may pave way in humans

The Pentagon’s Plans to Program Soldiers’ Brains

Doctors Like to Think Big Pharma Doesn’t Sway Them. It Does.

AI for drug development: What's possible and what's just hype?

Can You Be Found Through DNA, Like the Alleged Golden State Killer? - The Atlantic

Scientists use stem cells and gene editing to make mice with two mums

The approach to predictive medicine that is taking genomics research by storm

Genetics research 'biased towards studying white Europeans'

Japan set to allow gene editing in human embryos

Open label placebo: can honestly prescribed placebos evoke meaningful therapeutic benefits?

Genome editing works in mitochondrial DNA for first time

Uterus transplantation -- ethically just as problematic as altruistic surrogacy -- ScienceDaily

September

The future of DIY abortions is the internet, not a back-alley doctor - The Verge

Should we edit the genomes of human embryos? A geneticist and social scientist discuss

Mosquitoes Genetically Modified To Crash Species That Spreads Malaria

Clear up this stem-cell mess

The ethical case against sex-selective abortion isn't simple

Big data, big ethics - how to handle research data from medical emergency settings?

Prenatal tests are misused for sex-selection in the UK

HFEA calls for warnings on unwelcome DNA test results

Genetic risk: Should researchers let people know?

Scientists Create Immature Human Eggs From Stem Cells

Watchdog calls for warnings on DNA testing sites

Artificial Intelligence Advances Could Create Robots that Take Our Jobs, Fight Our Wars

Scientists Are Developing New Ways to Treat Disease With Cells, Not Drugs

Ukraine's 'baby factories' - The human cost of surrogacy

Designing for a Better Death

Why Your DNA Is Still Uncharted Territory

More men are getting plastic surgery — and they’re not who you think

Crispr’s Epic Patent Fight Changed the Course of Biology

Health data overlooks Europe’s most vulnerable citizens

CRISPR used to kill bacteria without antibiotics

First in-body genome editing trial appears safe

The High Cost Of Hope - When The Parallel Interests Of Pharma And Families Collide

Want to live longer? Consider the ethics

The abortion debate doesn’t change, but the science of abortion does

Lab-grown brain bits open windows to the mind — and a maze of ethical dilemmas

The significance of fertility: A landmark ruling on posthumous conception

Selling access to human specimens - Survey reveals public attitudes

August

Brain implant could prevent epileptic seizures

Building bioethics into the future of life sciences innovation

How 30 days with an in-home robot could help children with autism

Scientists base-edit first viable human embryos

How AI can be a force for good

Special rules for US gene therapy trials relaxed

The case for and against assisted dying

July

AP-NORC Poll - If DNA shows health risks, most want to know

A smart pill could improve adherence to PrEP, the HIV prevention drug, study finds

Profiles For Sale - How Bits Of Captured Data Paint A Valuable Picture Of Your Health

Synthetic mouse embryos develop to new key stage of life

DNA damage from CRISPR 'seriously underestimated'

Euthanasia up by 13% as three minors elect for early exit

Genetically testing human embryos - what you need to know about the debate

Genetically modified babies given go ahead by UK ethics body

Heritable genome editing could be acceptable, says leading ethics body

CRISPR makes cancer cells turncoats that attack tumor, mouse study finds

The Bioethics of AI in the Healthcare Industry

From Gene-Editing Cures to Bioweapon Nightmare

Seven ways IVF changed the world – from Louise Brown to stem-cell research

Polio - Why outbreaks still happen

Iceland's ethical debate - Should DNA donors be told if they are predisposed to a deadly disease?

Scientists use CRISPR in human sperm cells

Ageing Japan - Robots' role in future of elder care

Exoskeleton that allows humans to work and play for longer

German Health Ministry calls for ban on euthanasia drugs

There’s no limit to longevity, says study that revives human lifespan debate

Spain leads the world in organ donation. What’s stopping other countries catching up?

Study challenges widely held view that we spend too much on the dying

Taming the Gene Genie

Palliative Sedation, an End-of-Life Practice That Is Legal Everywhere

Europe’s biggest research fund cracks down on ‘ethics dumping’

The labs growing human embryos for longer than ever before

Routine DNA tests will put NHS at the 'forefront of medicine'

Australian Senate endorses mitochondrial donation

June

Emerging stem cell ethics

Pain Is Weird. Making Bionic Arms Feel Pain Is Even Weirder

'Conscientious objection' - when doctors' beliefs are a barrier to abortion

Number of Canadians choosing medically assisted death jumps 30%

Genome study finds shared genes in psychiatric disorders

Could Artificial Intelligence Take the Art out of Medicine?

Google Is Training Machines to Predict When a Patient Will Die - Bloomberg

Why women from poor families become egg donors for infertile couples

The strongest defence against genetic discrimination

That ‘Living Will’ You Signed? At The ER, It Could Be Open To Interpretation. | Kaiser Health News

CRISPR-edited cells might cause cancer, two studies find

'New Morality' Overrides Oath of Hippocrates, according to the Journal of American Physicians and S...

AMA Rejects Recommendation to Reaffirm Opposition to Medical Aid in Dying, reports Compassion & Choi...

With great genomic data comes great responsibility

Artificial intelligence will improve medical treatments

Clinic Claims Success In Making Babies With 3 Parents DNA

Meet Norman, the world's first 'psychopathic' AI

Portugal parliament rejects legal euthanasia in divisive vote | Reuters

First fetus enrolled in stem-cell transplant trial