Monthly Archives: May 2006

May 31, 2006

Bioethics in the News — May 31

Donations Tie Drug Firms and Nonprofits (Philadelphia Inquirer) Artificial Brain Parts on the Horizon (Ivanhoe Newswire) Massachusetts: Healthcare reform isn’t a done deal … until they say it is (Boston Globe) Scientists Asked to Address Theological Questions (Science and Theology … Read More

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May 30, 2006

Bioethics in the News — May 30

$450 Mil. Budget Set for Stem Cell Research (The Korea Times) The high price of women’s eggs (The Arizona Republic) Op-Ed: Stem-Cell Sense — Clear thinking on a stem-cell anniversary (National Review Online) Can Patients’ Own Stem Cells Fight Heart … Read More

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May 26, 2006

Bioethics in the News — May 26

Unknown US sperm donor passes genetic disorder to five children (BioNews) Combining Mainstream, Alternative Therapies Brings Back Pain Relief (HealthDay) Technology Speeds Paying of Health Bills (New York Times) Op-Ed: Galileo and embryonic stem cells (Tidings) A Seattle School Where … Read More

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May 26, 2006

Quote of the Week

We don’t have to choose between science and ethics. We can continue to pursue both. White House spokesman Ken Lisaius on President Bush’s stated intention to veto legislation, currently under consideration in the Senate and similar to legislation passed by … Read More

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May 25, 2006

Bioethics in the News — May 25

In Surprise, Mice Get Trait Without Gene (AP) Doctors will transplant a face — but whose? (USA Today) Op-Ed: Promising debate (Washington Times) ADHD drugs send thousands to the ER (MSNBC) IVF pregnancy complication link (BBC) Stem-Cell Research Broadens (Gannett) … Read More

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May 24, 2006

Bioethics in the News — May 24

Sleeping Pill Wakes Men In Vegetative State (The Guardian) New Jersey Catholic Hospitals To Support Adult Stem Cell Research (AP) Proponents Press Senate on Stem Cell Research Measure (Washington Post) U.S. Plan to Lure Nurses May Hurt Poor Nations (New … Read More

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May 23, 2006

Grandma’s Tattooed Directive

Eighty-year-old Mary Wohlford doesn’t want family members or health care workers to be confused about her wishes should she ever become incapacitated, so she came up with a creative solution: she had the words “DO NOT RESUSCITATE” tattooed on her … Read More

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