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  • Medically assisted dying morality

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

By |May 29th, 2020|0 Comments

Along with the objective, medical and ethical problems posed by euthanasia and assisted suicide, no less controversial are, those that arise in relation to language engineering [the semantic manipulation of the terminology] used around them. [...]

  • Current and verified emerging technologies information is necessary in order to be aware of any bioethical problems that may arise

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

By |May 20th, 2020|0 Comments

There are so many scientific advances taking place, some with objective bioethical implications, that it is very challenging—if not impossible—to have adequate knowledge of all of them and to follow their evolution. We, therefore, find [...]

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

By |May 19th, 2020|0 Comments

Is there a probability that there are other intelligent civilizations in the Observable Universe? Scientific approach Emergence of Life in an inflationary Universe[1] is the title of an article published in the journal Nature Scientific [...]

  • gender dysphoria current treatment

Deficiencies in scientific evidence for the treatment of gender dysphoria

By |May 8th, 2020|0 Comments

Gender dysphoria current treatment based on hormone agonists to suppress puberty The subject of the therapeutic approach to gender dysphoria, previously discussed in a book by one of our members (“Transexualidad. Valoración pluridisciplinar del fenómeno [...]

  • Coronavirus experts' request

Spanish scientists urge the government apply stricter measures against coronavirus in some regions of Spain

By |April 14th, 2020|0 Comments

Yesterday, March 27, 2020, the prestigious scientific journal “The Lancet” published an important document (read HERE) in which 62 Spanish scientists, including Valencian scientist Jose Maria Benlloch, suggested action that should be taken by the [...]

  • Intolerable pain is used to justify it but specialists dont think so.Euthanasia critical stance from a bioethcal point of view

Euthanasia comes to Spain. Medical, legal and social reflection

By |March 9th, 2020|0 Comments

The Bioethics Observatory of the Catholic University of Valencia has drawn up a document entitled, “Euthanasia comes to Spain. Medical, legal and social reflection”, in which we synthetically evaluate the possible legalization of euthanasia in [...]

  • CRISPR gene editing applications

CRISPR promises. Some of the most recent advances in CRISPR gene editing

By |February 4th, 2020|0 Comments

CRISPR gene editing applications The CRISPR gene editing tool has opened possibilities for application in multiple areas, including medicine, agriculture, and livestock, among others. An issue that has been the subject of several articles published [...]

  • death by donation

“Death by donation”. Harvesting organs from still-living persons

By |January 9th, 2020|0 Comments

"Undergo surgery in an operating theatre to remove their organs while still alive" An interesting and at the same time highly disturbing article published in  Intensive Care Medicine volume 45, pages1309–1311(2019) discusses the procurement of organs for transplants [...]