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Antibodies generated in pregnant women vaccinated against COVID-19 can pass to their children

By |2021-04-22T09:59:23+02:00April 22nd, 2021|Bioethics, BIOETHICS NEWS, Coronavirus pandemic, Human embryos, NEWS and VIEWS|

Robust immune response in pregnant women vaccinated with mRNA vaccines [...]

Role of the fetal immune system in preterm labor. Upends conventional thinking about immune development

By |2019-10-04T09:22:25+02:00October 2nd, 2019|Bioethics, BIOETHICS NEWS, Human embryos, NEWS and VIEWS|

A very interesting article published in EurekAlert! discusses this highly [...]

FDA wins major victory in campaign against stem cell clinics that marketing bogus and potentially hazardous products

By |2019-06-10T08:11:04+02:00June 7th, 2019|Bioethics, BIOETHICS NEWS, Cell therapy, NEWS and VIEWS, Regenerative Medicine|

One bioethical issue our Observatory is following is the proliferation of clinics [...]

Bioethical approach of “Medicine babies” or saviour siblings as therapeutic remedy for his older brother or sister

By |2018-04-12T13:34:56+02:00April 12th, 2018|BIOETHICS NEWS, Designer Babies, NEWS and VIEWS|

“Saviour sibling”  will always be considered as a therapeutic remedy [...]

What is the current clinical usefulness of stem cell treatments, embryonic and iPS cells?

By |2017-06-28T12:42:45+02:00September 9th, 2016|Bioethics, BIOETHICS NEWS, SPECIAL REPORTS|

Human adult stem cells (iPS) have been found to be [...]

Review of near-death experiences after clinical death by a neuroscientist

By |2020-12-04T12:19:04+01:00December 4th, 2020|Bioethics, BIOETHICS NEWS, biomedical research, Coma Patients, Medical Deontology, Palliative Care, Science and Religion, SPECIAL REPORTS|

Near-death experiences are triggered during singular life-threatening episodes when the body is injured by a heart attack, shock, or blunt trauma such as an explosion or a fall. These events share broad commonalities: becoming pain-free, seeing a bright light at the end of a tunnel, or detaching from one's body and floating above it and even flying off into space. Why the mind should experience the struggle to sustain its operations in the face of a loss of blood flow and oxygen as positive and blissful rather than as panic-inducing remains a mystery.

Diagnostic tests for brain death: this is the time for universal uniformity

By |2020-09-17T13:37:51+02:00September 17th, 2020|Bioethics, BIOETHICS NEWS, Coma Patients, Informed consent, Organ donation, Organ Transplant, SPECIAL REPORTS|

A controversial critical issue for the organ transplantation system: the [...]

Bioethical debate on the principle of Procreative Beneficence

By |2020-07-15T11:41:32+02:00July 13th, 2020|Assisted reproduction and IVF, BIOETHICS NEWS, Human embryos, SPECIAL REPORTS|

The principle of Procreative Beneficence (PB) developed by Julian Savulescu [...]

Companies are offering people unvetted home coronavirus tests

By |2020-05-13T11:10:31+02:00April 24th, 2020|Bioethics, BIOETHICS NEWS, Ethics of Scientific Research and Medical clinic, NEWS and VIEWS|

The COVID-19 outbreak in the United States has prompted many [...]