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Nº. 17

November 26, 2020

China dramatic demographic crisis

China's demographic crisis out of control. A giant with feet of clay

China's demographic control policy has been an issue of concern. These long time measures have led to a great demographic imbalance and a dramatically aging… Read more.

IVF children defects

IVF children defects and cancer risk extensive study

"The increased risk was 2-fold higher for children conceived via in vitro fertilization than for children conceived naturally." An article published in JAMA Network Open evaluates some adverse side effects. Our main concern is if the...

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Suicide in coronavirus pandemic

Suicide in coronavirus pandemic. What is the age group that could be more affected?

Suicide is a relevant issue in bioethics because it is a preventable death that demands effective campaigns, prevention and social mobilization to stop this trend, particularly among young people… Read more.

IVF treatments in coronavirus crisis

IVF treatments in coronavirus crisis-It seems necessary inform of the possible negative consequences

We have said that “thromboembolic events are a rare complication of assisted reproductive technology (ART), but now… Read more.

Sperm donor wishes

English sperm donor wins legal battle after clinic used his sperm against his wish 

We have published several articles about fertility clinics' procedures (read HERE and HERE). In countries where there is non-anonymous gamete donation, these clinics should respect the donor’s wishes… Read more.

Reassignment surgery long-term effects

Urethral complications after transgender reassignment surgery

More cautious approaches when undertaking gender-transition to both surgery and hormone treatments are needed… Read more.


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