December 26, 2014

ISIS Trafficking Human Organs from Bodies of Kidnapped Captives, Dead Soldiers and Injured Prisoners, Mosul Doctor Says

(Christian Post) – As the Islamic State has risen to become a yearly $2 billion terrorist outfit, it has found various methods to reel in its revenue such as oil production, human trafficking, and drug smuggling. However, it has been … Read More

December 24, 2014

A New Edition of Hastings Center Report is Available

Hastings Center Report (Vol. 44, No. 6, November-December 2014) is now available online by subscription only. Articles include: “Public Health Emergencies: What Counts?” by Lawrence O. Gostin “Laws that Conflict with the Ethics of Medicine: What Should Doctors Do?” by Dena … Read More

December 22, 2014

Israeli Citizen Who Made Millions Off Black Market Organ Trade and Proclaimed Himself the ‘Robin Hood of Kidneys’ Is Released from US Prison

(Daily Mail) – Levy Izhak Rosenbaum, who ran a black market kidney business paid Israeli donors $10,000 each for kidneys that he sold to Americans for $120,000, has been released from prison. He called himself the ‘Robin Hood of kidneys,’ … Read More

December 8, 2014

Should We Allow Organ Donation Euthanasia? Alternatives for Maximizing the Number and Quality for Organs for Transplantation

(Bioethics) – There are not enough solid organs available to meet the needs of patients with organ failure. Thousands of patients every year die on the waiting lists for transplantation. Yet there is one currently available, underutilized, potential source of … Read More

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