New attempts to artificially produce mini brains

Organome, a company from Baltimore in the United States, hopes to artificially produce mini brains that can be used in research. The mini-brains produced by organoids are not the first, but those generated to date have been too small for experimental use, since they do not...

Active euthanasia is also rejected by US physicians

In a recent survey carried out among the members of the American Medical Association, it was found that only 15% of those surveyed were in favour of active euthanasia (use of drugs to bring about death of the patient); in other words, 85% of American doctors are against it. When...

Freezing embryos and FIV: an ethical approach

Added ethical difficulty, the damage inflicted on the embryo, which will be subjected to various freezing/thawing processes, resulting in many of them having to be discarded in the proces…. Introduction In its July 2014 edition, the journal Fertility and Sterility published...

Proposal to increase chemical abortion by telemedicine in the United States

We must not forget all the medical and ethical difficulties that accompany abortion and, of course, chemical abortion. At the present time, the states of Mississippi, Missouri, and South and North Dakota in the United States have only one abortion clinic per state, which of...