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  • China demographic crisis out of control. Rulers appears to be in despair
  • China demographic crisis out of control. Rulers appears to be in despair

China’s communist party rulers against abortions for “non-medical purposes”. A rule more radical than Texas Heartbeat Act

By |October 15th, 2021|0 Comments

The Chinese government has not managed to reverse the deep demographic crisis in that country. Both the practice of selective abortions, in case the baby was a girl, and the one-child policy for so many years, have aged the population and created [...]

  • Stem cell therapy research consolidated strategy
  • Stem cell therapy research consolidated strategy

Stem cell therapy research without using embryonic stem cells. Focusing on induced pluripotent stem cells and mesenchymal cells

By |October 13th, 2021|0 Comments

In recent years, research that uses stem cells in regenerative medicine has been developed, to create repairing treatments for tissues and organs. Our Observatory has published several articles referring to the bioethical aspects of these researches and their, until now, relatively little [...]

  • Transgenerational epigenetic inheritance researches
  • Transgenerational epigenetic inheritance researches

Epigenetics of the early development of the human embryo and transgenerational inheritance studies

By |October 5th, 2021|0 Comments

Studying the possibility of transmitting epigenetic information across generations Until recently, it was indisputable that the phenotypic traits of the person were defined exclusively by the genetic factors transmitted by heredity. Later non-genetic factors have been proven so that the different genes [...]

  • Conscientious objection to abortion defended by Supreme Pontiff

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

By |September 21st, 2021|0 Comments

Updated 9/21/2021 "Significant decrease in hospitals that provide pregnancy interruption services" In Italy, it has been reported that it has become increasingly complicated to have an abortion, as, in many regions, more than 70% of gynecologists declare that they are conscientious objectors [...]

  • COVID 19 pandemic uncover ageism in its true magnitude
  • COVID 19 pandemic uncover ageism in its true magnitude

Ageism in COVID 19 pandemic. “Older people found themselves cruelly abandoned”

By |September 15th, 2021|0 Comments

Updated 9/14/2021  The term ageism was coined in the English language in 1969, and is defined in the Cambridge Dictionary as “unfair treatment of people who are becoming old or who are old”. From a bioethical point of view, this definition is an excellent interpretation of ageism - it is not only [...]

  • loneliness medical risks
  • loneliness medical risks
  • loneliness medical risks

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

By |September 14th, 2021|0 Comments

Updated 9/14/2021 Before addressing the continuous increase of loneliness in Britain and its medical and ethical effects, we give specialists' opinions of what is happening in the United State in the Coronavirus era (read HERE). In this respect, an article published in [...]

  • pharmaceutical companies in current pandemic
  • pharmaceutical companies in current pandemic

Ethical Considerations of the role of pharmaceutical companies to fairly immunize globally population

By |September 10th, 2021|0 Comments

Pharmaceutical companies in current pandemic have been criticized. Looking for an equitable solution  A report published in The Lancet (August 5, 2021) makes an evaluation of the performance of pharmaceutical companies, their relevance and the ethical principles that should prevail to redefine [...]

  • End of life confrontations
  • End of life confrontations

Important technological advances in Intensive Care Units could make end-of-life decisions difficult

By |September 8th, 2021|0 Comments

An article published in The Economist newspaper on August 26, 2021, states that "the technological advance in the ICU (intensive care unit) that allows keeping patients alive, almost indefinitely, is a problem for hospitals." Dr. Robert Truog, a pediatric intensive care physician [...]

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