October 9, 2015

British Nurse’s Re-Hospitalization, Reports of Blindness and Other ‘Post-Ebola Syndrome’ Complications Haunt Survivors

(Washington Post) – A year ago, when the World Health Organization sent a team to Kenema, a part of Sierra Leone where the outbreak first hit, patients reported a whole range of “post-Ebola syndrome” symptoms. “Apart from visual problems which affect … Read More

October 9, 2015

High Dose Chemo & Stem Cell Transplantation Results in Long-Term Survival for Amyloid Patients

(Eurekalert) – Patients with Light-chain (AL) amyloidosis who are treated with high-dose chemotherapy (melphalan) and autologous (one’s own) stem cell transplantation (HDM/SCT) have the greatest success for long-term survival. These findings, which appear as a “Letter” in the journal Blood, … Read More

October 8, 2015

A New Edition of Hastings Center Report is Now Available

Hastings Center Report (vol. 45, no. 5, 2015) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “SOLIDARITY in the Moral Imagination of Bioethics” by Bruce Jennings and Angus Dawson “Don’t Mind the Gap: Intuitions, Emotions, and Reasons in the Enhancement Debate” … Read More

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