“In vivo” brain tissue donation. Medical and bioethical approach

Until now, brain tissue donation for scientific studies was done [...]

Unresponsive patients bioethical dilemma. Some of them are actually aware

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

The origin of suicidal trend could be in brain’s two specific areas

Around 1 million people die by suicide annually. Globally, suicide [...]

Debate on heading in children’s football. Scottish restriction questioned

The Scottish Football Association is expected to announce a ban [...]

Mind and machine. The ethics of brain-computer technologies

Last September, the Royal Society launched a report entitled iHuman: [...]

New finding – Mini-brains spontaneously produce electrical activity similar to the premature babies

"At what point can a mini-brain with brain activity be [...]

International discussion has been proposed about ethical use of embryoids

An article published in Nature, signed by notable personalities in [...]

Specially designed computer software discovers “hidden consciousness” in coma patients

Some patients that become unresponsive following a significant brain injury [...]

Blood test highly accurate. It could identify Alzheimer’s 20 years before symptoms arise

"Ongoing research is changing the outlook on Alzheimer's from hopeless [...]

Baby born to mother brain dead for three months reignited the brain death criteria debate

Talented canoeist Catarina Sequeira, 26, had been declared brain dead [...]