About Bioethics Observatory - Institute of Life Sciences UCV

Our website includes “Special Reports” and news, based on the latest biomedical and biotechnological research findings from the world’s top medical and scientific journals. A multidisciplinary editor staff gives a medical and personalistic bioethical assessment. It is also a dynamic means of communication with our readers to reflect on these issues.
Bioethics Observatory - Institue of Life Sciences UCV

Italian gynecologists oppose abortion. Decrease in hospitals that provide “pregnancy interruption services”

Updated 9/21/2021 ""Significant decrease in the number of abortions in [...]

Loneliness before, during and after COVID-19. Is it an epidemic?

Updated 9/14/2021 Before addressing the continuous increase of loneliness in [...]

Current research on human gene editing. Bioethical aspects

A decade after a Chinese researcher created the first gene-edited [...]

Extended Heredity book: An interview with the authors. Non-genetic inheritance and evolution theory approach

The theory of evolution is a fluid scientific subject given [...]

Brain organoids have been produced. A major step for the study of brain function

A group of researchers in La Jolla, California, have produced [...]

Gestational surrogacy global development. Who benefits? Bioethical considerations

The debate over the issue of gestational surrogacy  (a euphemistic [...]

HIV rapid diagnosis. Home self-test kits avaliable by phone and internet

Characteristics of the HIV self-testing kit: The BioSURE HIV self-testing [...]

STD epidemic out of control. STD Conference last September has shown a constant increase year by year

"1 million people worldwide get a sexually transmitted infection every [...]