Archive Bioethic news 2019

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Don’t change your DNA at home, says America’s first CRISPR law


Mini-brains grown from stem cells don't think, but they do show 'complex' neural activity, researchers say

Healthy lifestyle lowers dementia risk irrespective of genetics

The AI technique that could imbue machines with the ability to reason

Does Genetic Testing Pose Psychosocial Risks?

Vincent Lambert: Frenchman at centre of end-of-life debate dies

A gruesome case study points to the hazards of stem cell tourism

Sharing of clinical trial data and results reporting practices among large pharmaceutical companies:...

Genome editing 'cures' mice of HIV infection

Real-world evidence trial generates real-world criticism, too

The unintended consequences of US global abortion policy (Opinion)

First brain-to-brain interface to communicate using only your mind successfully tested, researchers ...

Scientists Are Giving Dead Brains New Life. What Could Go Wrong?

Liver Donations Seen Feasible After Assisted Suicide

Public Health Experts Call for Aggressive, Global Push Against Antivaxxers

Scientists Make Model Embryos From Stem Cells To Study Key Steps In Human Development


Infecting healthy people in vaccine research can be ethical and necessary

Organ donation: Germany debates how to get people on the list

Embryo experiments take ‘baby steps’ toward growing human organs in livestock

Letter on the Ethically Abhorrent Treatment of Children at the U.S. Border

A New Way to Gauge the Chances for Unresponsive Patients

From one brain scan, more information for medical artificial intelligence

Robo-fish powered by battery blood

Anonymous no more?

A genome editing year developments since the nuffield

Scientist plans to make more genome-edited babies

France considers allowing IVF for single and lesbian women

China announces hefty fines for unauthorized collection of DNA

A CRISPR startup is testing pig organs in monkeys to see if they’re safe for us

What Medicine Can Learn From Doctors And Researchers With Disabilities

Whole-body PET scanner produces 3D images in seconds

Designing your own child: Australia's regulations

Russian biologist plans more CRISPR-edited babies

Stem cell genes altered inside living organism for first time

Commercial surrogacy is in senior UN official's firing line

Powerful CRISPR upgrade uses 'jumping genes' to directly insert DNA

Translation of genes more complex than expected

Parents should get automatic parental rights for surrogate children from birth, say Law Commissions

Improved human brain organoids to boost neurological disease research

Early-life challenges affect how children focus, face the day

Japanese hospital uncovers flood of research ethics violations

What Are Reasonable Limits to Patient Preferences About Their Caregivers? |

German doctors want human egg donations to be legalized

Reproducibility trial publishes two conclusions for one paper

CRISPR baby mutation significantly increases mortality

A Study Exposes the Health Risks of Gene-Editing Human Embryos


Serbia is Working on Legalizing Euthanasia

Can Data Be Human?

Simple test can tell if you're stressed out

If you could learn every disease your child could possibly develop in life, would you?

New algorithm uses disease history to predict intensive care patients' chances of survival

This New Treatment Could Save the Lives of Babies. But It Costs $2.1 Million.

A new window into macaque brain connections

AI to enhance cognitive performance?

Parents of Dead West Point Cadet Can Use His Sperm, Judge Rules

China set to introduce gene-editing regulation following CRISPR-baby furore

Human germline is not inviolable says German ethics council

‘Depression gene’ research built on sand

Artificial intelligence tool vastly scales up Alzheimer's research

Alabama Lawmakers Vote to Effectively Ban Abortion in the State

San Francisco Bans Facial Recognition Technology

Abortion Bill Passed in Icelandic Parliament

Removing donor anonymity retrospectively in Victoria, Australia – two years on

Are ancestry DNA tests private? What you’re giving away with a tube of spit

How Should ECMO Initiation and Withdrawal Decisions Be Shared?

How Should One Live Everlasting Life?

How big data can be used for personal health

Teenager recovers from near death in world-first GM virus treatment

WiFi devices affect sperm, suggests study

Empathy in healthcare is finally making a comeback

How should we use genomic data in assisted reproduction?

The search for the kryptonite that can stop CRISPR

Experimental treatment could be 'game-changing' for genetic ALS

This chip was demoed at Jeff Bezos’s secretive tech conference. It could be key to the future of AI.


Gene-edited babies: What went wrong and what could go wrong

Only some people get one health benefit from social support

Researchers define Alzheimer's-like brain disorder

New type of dementia identified

Event Review: A public dialogue on genomic medicine

Fourth Interim Report on Medical Assistance in Dying in Canada

The largest study involving transgender people is providing long-sought insights about their health

Brain signals translated into speech using artificial intelligence

New Turmoil Over Predicting the Effects of Genes

Inside the Quietly Lucrative Business of Donating Human Eggs

How to hide from the AI surveillance state with a color printout

Pharma Should Pay for Drugs That Don't Work

AI Could Predict Death. But What If the Algorithm Is Biased?

Why Do Doctors Overtreat? For Many, It's What They're Trained To Do

Pig experiment challenges assumptions around brain damage in people

CRISPR Base Editors Are Often Off Base with RNA

Families hit by inherited diseases oppose ban on embryo editing

New Jersey law allows terminally ill to get life-ending meds

Researchers Want to Link Your Genes and Income—Should They?

'Three-person baby' born after world's first clinical trials of controversial technique

For anatomy labs in search of cadavers, assisted-dying law brings scheduled arrivals, and ethical complications

Vårt förslag handlar om att minska tidig död

Chinese scientists have put human brain genes in monkeys—and yes, they may be smarter

The Challenge of Going Off Psychiatric Drugs

Starkt stöd för obligatorisk vaccinering

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