February 14, 2017

A New Edition of NanoEthics Is Now Available

NanoEthics (vol. 10, no. 3, 2016) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “A Lay Ethics Quest for Technological Futures: About Tradition, Narrative and Decision-Making” by Simone van der Burg “Contrasting Medical Technology with Deprivation and Social Vulnerability. Lessons for the Ethical … Read More

February 10, 2017

Medical Journal to Retract Paper after Concerns Organs Came from Executed Prisoners

(The Guardian) – A prestigious medical journal will retract a scientific paper from Chinese surgeons about liver transplantation after serious concerns were raised that the organs used in the study had come from executed prisoners of conscience. The study was … Read More

February 7, 2017

Vatican Defends Inviting Chinese Ex-Minister to Organ Trafficking Talks

(The Guardian) – Vatican officials have defended their decision to invite a Chinese former deputy health minister to a conference on organ trafficking despite concerns that China still relies on the organs of executed prisoners in its transplant programme. Medical … Read More

February 1, 2017

A New Edition of Journal of Bioethical Inquiry Is Now Available

Journal of Bioethical Inquiry (vol. 13, no. 4, 2016) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “Regulating “Quack” Medicine and Decision-Making For Children Re-visited” by Bernadette Richards and Michaela E. Okninski “Relational Capacity: Broadening the Notion of Decision-Making Capacity in Paediatric Healthcare” by … Read More

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