Archive Bioethic news 2019

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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

Sjuksköterskor och läkare har olika syn på HLR-beslut

Ny onlineutbildning lär ut personcentrerad vård

Helsetilsynet går imot regjeringens abort-forslag

Fokus på individen – framtidens melodi inom psykiatrisk behandling

New York attorney general sues stem cell clinic

Artificial intelligence learns to identify good embryos for IVF

Ethics guidelines for trustworthy AI | Digital Single Market

Disagreements in the care of critically ill children

How Well Can a Genetic Test Predict Your Future Health?

Advokaten: ”Rätt släppa min klient”

FDA developing new rules for artificial intelligence in medicine

Italian IVF clinic violated woman's human rights by forcing pregnancy

Trans men retain fertility one year after testosterone treatment


Researchers Analyze Epigenetic Signatures to Diagnose Rare Diseases

Altruistic organ donation should be introduced in Ireland, charity says

Computer vision technology could aid ICU care by spotting movement

Human Genomics Research Has A Diversity Problem

WHO Panel Calls For a Registry of Gene-Editing Research in Humans

WHO expert panel paves way for strong international governance on human genome editing

Opt-out organ donation: Max and Keira\'s Bill passed into law

Adopt a moratorium on heritable genome editing

Delivering Bad News Via Robot: Is technology, protocol, or grief the real issue? |

Åklagaren: ”En form av aktiv dödshjälp”

Commercial genomics inquiry launched

Spider silk could be used as robotic muscle


The Cybersecurity 202: Your phone could soon recognize you based on how you move or walk

Ethical concerns raised over move to presumed consent for organ donation

Medical-record software companies are selling your health data