Poor healthcare and palliative care in dying in Canada could be the main reason to choose euthanasia

A large study analyzing the first 2241 medically assisted deaths [...]

The confusing terminology created by language engineering “medically assisted dying” (MAD) when referring to euthanasia and assisted suicide

Along with the objective, medical and ethical problems posed by [...]

The Royal College of General Physicians is opposed to changing the law on euthanasia and assisted suicide in the United Kingdom

Both euthanasia and assisted suicide are illegal under English law [...]

Euthanasia comes to Spain. Medical, legal and social reflection

The Bioethics Observatory of the Catholic University of Valencia has [...]

Germany overturns ban on euthanasia and assisted suicide with a strong opposition

Germany has joined the minority of European countries that allow euthanasia. [...]

“Death by donation”. Harvesting organs from still-living persons

"Undergo surgery in an operating theatre to remove their organs [...]

A brief review of access to palliative care in the world. Evaluation and ethical aspects

Our Observatory is following the palliative care issue as an [...]

“No life is unworthy because of the mental disorder it endures”. Bioethical assessment of the Noa Pothoven case.

Is it a case or a trend? Are patients diagnosed [...]

Reflections on Vincent Lambert paradigmatic case. Death of starvation promulgated by law, an objectively euthanasic act

An assisted death paradigmatic case in a country where euthanasia [...]