February 9, 2018

Undocumented Woman Cleared for Liver Transplant after Oregon Hospital Rolls Back ‘Archaic’ Policy

(TIME) – An Oregon hospital has eliminated an “archaic” policy that would have barred an undocumented Portland resident from getting a lifesaving liver transplant. Silvia Lesama-Santos, a mother of four who is covered by her husband’s insurance and has lived … Read More

February 9, 2018

Indian Man Arrested after Allegedly Selling Wife’s Kidney, Which She Didn’t Even Know Was Gone

(Washington Post) – On Friday, the 28-year-old woman filed a complaint with West Bengal police, authorities told The Post. On Monday, police arrested the woman’s husband, Biswajit Sarkar, a cloth merchant from the Murshidabad district, and her brother-in-law, Shyamal Sarkar, … Read More

January 10, 2018

A New Edition of The New Bioethics Is Now Available

The New Bioethics (vol. 23, no. 3, 2017) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “Evidence of Biased Advertising in the Case of Social Egg Freezing” by Christopher Barbey “Ethical Considerations in Microbial Therapeutic Clinical Trials” by Michael H. Woodworth … Read More

January 9, 2018

‘A Cruel Harvest of the Poor’: Israeli Allegedly Behind Human Organ Black Market Arrested in Cyprus

(Washington Post) – Despite the investigation, the main players behind the Medicus operation have continued to slip from justice — until last week. On Friday, authorities in Pristina announced Moshe Harel, an Israeli national, had been arrested in Cyprus, Reuters reported. Accused … Read More

January 9, 2018

A New Edition of Journal of Medical Ethics Is Now Available

Journal of Medical Ethics (vol. 43, no. 11, 2017) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “What Sort of Death Matters?” by Rebecca Roache “The Deadly Business of an Unregulated Global Stem Cell Industry” by Tamra Lysaght et al. “Do … Read More

January 9, 2018

New Articles for BMC Medical Ethics Are Now Available

BMC Medical Ethics has new articles  available online. Articles include: “Transplant Eligibility for Patients with Affective and Psychotic Disorders: A Review of Practices and a Call for Justice” by Katherine L. Cahn-Fuller and Brendan Parent Must We Remain Blind to … Read More

January 2, 2018

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

The Journal of Medicine & Philosophy (vol. 42, no. 6, 2017) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “Reassessing the Likely Harms to Kidney Vendors in Regulated Organ Markets” by Luke Semrau “The Ethics of Organ Tourism: Role Morality … Read More

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