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.

Is it true that there are vaccines produced using aborted fetuses?

As we know, several initiatives are being carried out to [...]

The confusing terminology created by language engineering “medically assisted dying” (MAD) when referring to euthanasia and assisted suicide

Along with the objective, medical and ethical problems posed by [...]

Scientific studies of mental health of transgender children supported by their parents are questioned

In different articles, our Observatory has pointed out the lack [...]

The Royal College of General Physicians is opposed to changing the law on euthanasia and assisted suicide in the United Kingdom

Both euthanasia and assisted suicide are illegal under English law [...]

New systematic review of abortion effect of IUD devices. It is one of the contraceptive devices most used in western countries

Ideological and political motivations have been imposed on scientific criteria [...]

“The dad who gave birth” claims fatherhood but the English court defends the biological evidence

A recent article published in the UK newspaper The Guardian, [...]

The 10 most promising emerging technologies of today. Current and verified information is necessary

There are so many scientific advances taking place, some with [...]

Life outside our planet is unlikely – A recent study opens a new avenue for understanding the question

Is there a probability that there are other intelligent civilizations [...]

The elderly are the victims most unfairly penalized by the current pandemic

It is well known that the current pandemic affects mainly [...]