April 27, 2017

A New Edition of Genetics in Medicine Is Now Available

Genetics in Medicine (vol. 19, no. 4, 2017) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “Successful Outcomes of Older Adolescents and Adults with Profound Biotinidase Deficiency Identified by Newborn Screening” by Barry Wolf “A Secondary Benefit: The Reproductive Impact of Carrier … Read More

April 25, 2017

Prenatal Screening for Downs Syndrome Seen as ‘Routine Procedure’

(Medical Xpress) – Optional prenatal screening for Down’s syndrome has become a ‘normal’ part of pregnancy, with consequences for women and their partners, according to new research by Cardiff University. In a study of healthcare professionals involved in Down’s syndrome … Read More

April 12, 2017

A New Edition of The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy Is Now Available

The Journal of Medicine & Philosophy (vol. 42, no. 2, 2017) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “Why is Coerced Consent Worse Than No Consent and Deceived Consent?” by David Wendler and Alan Wertheimer “Defining the Boundaries of … Read More

April 12, 2017

A New Edition of Journal of Bioethical Inquiry Is Now Available

Journal of Bioethical Inquiry (vol. 14, no. 1, 2017) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “Considering Professional Misconduct and Best Interests of a Child (Palliative Orders)” by Bernadette J Richards and Michaela Okninski “Investigating Public trust in Expert Knowledge: Narrative, Ethics, and … Read More

April 7, 2017

Deep Brain Stimulation May Reduce Severe Tourette’s Syndrome

(The Washington Post) – An experimental technique reduces the tics, or involuntary movements and vocal outbursts, associated with severe Tourette’s syndrome in young adults, a study published Friday found. The surgical technique, called thalamic deep brain stimulation (DBS), sends electrical impulses to … Read More

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