Experiments with ex vivo brain cells grown in lab for more than a year, mirror changes in a newborn’s brain

Brain organoids finding, a step to treat hereditary diseases The [...]

New medical and ethical dilemmas with hormone-blocking treatments and gender transition

"Can the request of someone who wants to block their [...]

HIV reservoirs are discovered after antiretroviral therapy. They could be the cause of long term effects in patients

Our Observatory has published several articles on the HIV epidemic [...]

U.S. physicians have one of the highest rates of suicide of any profession

For the third annual observance of National Physician Suicide Awareness [...]

Mental health applications for the treatment of depression. Ethical considerations

The emergence of artificial intelligence (AI) in medical care has [...]

Bioethical assessment of the UN report on the rights of persons with disabilities

The UN "Report of the Special Rapporteur on the rights [...]

Mental Health Awareness Month. Last figures of suicide in the United States

Suicide continues to be a devastating public health problem in [...]

Problems of children’s mental health treatments in England

There may be a lack of distributive justice in the [...]

Unresponsive patients bioethical dilemma. Some of them are actually aware

On June 26, 2019, Columbia University published a study in [...]

UNESCO advocates respect for human vulnerability and personal integrity

On 19 October 2005, the UNESCO General Conference adopted the [...]

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