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Current knowledge does not justify universal genetic tests for newborns, scientists and ethicists affirms

By |2018-12-03T11:27:43+01:00November 30th, 2018|BIOETHICS NEWS, Genetics and Genomics, NEWS, Videos|

As discussed in an article in The Lancet, Francis Collins, [...]

Ethical concerns in prenatal genetic tests. Could they be used for discriminate before birth?

By |2018-06-02T21:58:53+02:00November 3rd, 2017|Designer Babies, Genetics and Genomics, Human Disability, Preimplantational genetic diagnosis, SPECIAL REPORTS|

Non-invasive prenatal genetic testing NIPT is a method that uses [...]

Current state of genetic test in in the United States. 69,104 Genetic Testing Units available

By |2017-09-15T13:18:36+02:00September 4th, 2017|Bioethics, BIOETHICS NEWS, News Briefs, Uncategorized|

Now are 69,104 Genetic Testing Units available in United States [...]

First genetically modified babies case in China. Bioethical approach after latest offical investigations

By |2019-06-03T12:11:21+02:00April 12th, 2019|BIOETHICS NEWS, Ethics of Scientific Research, Genetics and Genomics, SPECIAL REPORTS|

After the statement from Chinese geneticist Jiankui He that he [...]

Concerns about latest researches by Juan Carlos Izpisua’s group

By |2019-11-15T08:50:36+01:00November 12th, 2019|Bioethics, BIOETHICS NEWS, Ethics of Scientific Research, Human embryos, Human-animal hybrid, Regenerative Medicine, SPECIAL REPORTS|

There is no doubting the importance of biomedical research carried [...]

Genetic data privacy in U.S. questioned. Bioethical approach

By |2020-02-20T14:28:30+01:00November 5th, 2019|Bioethics, BIOETHICS NEWS, Ethics of Scientific Research, Genetics and Genomics, NEWS|

Human gene sequencing is being used in medicine, and is [...]

A review of the relationship between same sex attraction and genetics: new findings for an old dilemma

By |2019-12-04T13:52:43+01:00September 27th, 2019|Bioethics, BIOETHICS NEWS, Genetics and Genomics, Homosexuality, SPECIAL REPORTS, Transsexuality|

Introduction Much has been written about the factors that trigger [...]

Blood test highly accurate. It could identify Alzheimer’s 20 years before symptoms arise

By |2019-09-04T12:58:44+02:00September 4th, 2019|Bioethics, biomedical research, Human Disability, Mental heath, Neuroscience, NEWS|

"Ongoing research is changing the outlook on Alzheimer's from hopeless [...]

Seven latest biomedical breakthroughs which present new ethical challenges

By |2019-06-27T12:11:12+02:00June 27th, 2019|Bioethics, BIOETHICS NEWS, biomedical research, Ethics of Scientific Research, SPECIAL REPORTS|

Introduction When technical breakthroughs are made in the field of [...]