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The focus of the pandemic is now in United States, Italy and Spain. A developing story that will be updated

The United States now has more confirmed cases than any [...]

A still debated issue: the moment of the death of a person. A step forward

Determining the moment of death remains of singular importance for [...]

Spain Government aims that the age of 16 can access abortion without the permission of their parents

More about the idelogical measures of the new Spanish Government [...]

By |2020-03-16T07:19:24+01:00March 16th, 2020|Abortion, Bioethics, BIOETHICS NEWS, NEWS|0 Comments

The Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Trade Commission warn seven companies over fraudulent coronavirus treatment claims

Western Governments are closely following possible abuses by pharmaceutical companies [...]

European Court of Justice confirms that destruction of human embryos for research is allowed

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has [...]

By |2020-03-11T12:50:42+01:00March 11th, 2020|Abortion, Bioethics, BIOETHICS NEWS, NEWS|0 Comments

Dating app for couples created using genetic information. Some technical and ethical issues to be resolved

Our Observatory has published many articles on the undoubted benefits [...]

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

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

IVF embryos for scientific research. Is it necessary the consent of gamete donors to use embryos for research?

Until now, the use of the remaining IVF embryos for [...]

Federal judge rules that missing data from hundreds of clinical trials conducted in the U.S. must be turned over

We have been publishing articles on the bioethical implications of [...]

Britain proposes genome sequencing in all newborns. Medical and ethical approach

The United Kingdom has proposed that all children will be [...]