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Remembering Robert M. Veatch Ph. D. with our recognition of his brilliant career in bioethics

The Kennedy Institute of Ethics at George Town University sent [...]

By |2020-11-18T14:52:12+01:00November 18th, 2020|Bioethics, NEWS and VIEWS|0 Comments

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

We have published several articles about fertility clinics' procedures (read [...]

Urethral complications after gender reassignment surgery: a systematic review

More cautious approaches when undertaking gender-transition to both surgery and [...]

By |2020-11-20T11:12:01+01:00November 17th, 2020|Bioethics, Informed consent, NEWS and VIEWS, Transsexuality|Comments Off on Urethral complications after gender reassignment surgery: a systematic review

Gene editing. The need for research with human embryos to treat diseases according to the new Nobel Prize winner

We have published an article about The Second Summit of [...]

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 [...]

Opioid litigation in the United States. The crisis appears to be far from being resolved and deaths continue to rise

As we said in two previous articles (HERE and HERE), [...]

LGBTQ youth mental health in coronavirus era: unprejudiced update

"Prudence demanded from a large part of the scientific community, [...]

The sperm shortage prompts fertility clinics to expand their search to unimaginable extremes. Sperm donation after death is debated in Britain

A new approach to alleviating the shortage of sperm donors [...]

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

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