Consciousness in patients in a vegetative state. New diagnostic test open a new window to evaluate them

It opens a new window to help to evaluate patients [...]

Death of a person based on neurological criteria. Brain death controversy

Authors object the conventional criteria of ‘brain death’ for establishing [...]

An NHS investigation has been launched following 400 accidentally switch off oxygen with patients serious damages including several deaths

A safety alert has been issued after watchdogs uncovered more [...]

Patient wakens after being in vegetative state for 15 years after receiving a treatment on nerve stimulation

A vegetative state new treatment has been successful It is [...]

The Charlie Gard case. An ultimate dispassionate ethical reflexion

It is dangerous to exclude ethical judgment from medical decisions [...]

Charlie Gard, the sick baby hospital doctors want to disconnect. Medical and ethical assessement

He and his parents await the Judge's decision regarding the [...]

Brain death: experts divided on how death is defined

Some authors, as Bernat reports in his article, have come [...]

Capital punishment. Should have a doctor present?

Capital punishment ia a subject with major ethical undertones, widely [...]

Terminally ill patients. Is it ethical to withdraw food and water?

Advance directives have raised these long-standing issues again, such as [...]

Assisted dying bill. The British Medical Association and most English doctors oppose it

If the Assisted Dying Bill was passed it would apply [...]