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

The vast majority of Italian gynecologists oppose abortion. Significant decrease in hospitals that provide “pregnancy interruption services” in Italy

Updated 9/21/2021 "Significant decrease in hospitals that provide pregnancy interruption [...]

Loneliness before, during and after coronavirus including young population. Is it an epidemic?

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

Scientific institutions are implementing global safeguards to stop rogue gene-editing of human embryos. Have been effective?

"With the exception of the minority of people in the [...]

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 has been produced. A a new step to study this complex organ

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

Gestational surrogacy global development, who benefits, who harms? Bioethics 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 [...]