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Nº. 12

APRIL 15, 2020

dying alone

Dying alone. Unprecedented bioethical and moral implications

Some doctors working on the front line of the coronavirus pandemic have published an article in the New England Journal of Medicine sharing their experiences… Read more.

gender dysphoria current treatment

Deficiencies in scientific evidence for the treatment of gender dysphoria

Gender dysphoria current treatment based on hormone agonists to suppress puberty...Read more.

biomedical scientific frauds

Russia's academic literature is riddled with fraudulent papers

Our Observatory has been reporting different biomedical scientific frauds in research papers. It is a matter that concerns the scientific community and worldwide bioethicists…Read more.

Heart development in fetus is an important line of research both to prevent heart desease and confirm the biological status of human embyo

The heart of the human fetus could starts beating earlier

An experimental study in mice has found that the heart is formed in the fetus earlier than previously. Now the British Heart Foundation… Read more.

HIV-positive cured

The "London patient". A second spontaneously cured HIV-positive patient is found

The existence of a second patient who was spontaneously cured of HIV infection has been confirmed, according to an article published in The Lancet HIV… Read more.

brain tissue donation

"In vivo" brain tissue donation

Until now, brain tissue donation for scientific studies was done after the death of the patient. Now, some patients are donating parts of their brain obtained when they undergo neurosurgery… Read more.


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