April 12, 2017

In Turkey’s Cutthroat Hair-Transplant Tourism Industry, the Biggest Losers Are the Patients and Syrian Refugees

(Quartz) – The clinics get away with it, says Oguzoglu, because inspectors from the Health Ministry are more than willing to take bribes in exchange for a warning that an official inspection is coming. “Someone pays the big money,” he … Read More

December 21, 2016

A New Edition of Nursing Ethics Is Now Available

Nursing Ethics (vol. 23, no. 7, 2016) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “What Ethics for Case Managers? Literature Review and Discussion” by Aline Corvol, Grégoire Moutel, and Dominique Somme “The Moral Courage of Nursing Students Who Complete Advance … Read More

November 21, 2016

The Next Frontier in Reproductive Tourism? Genetic Modification

(The Conversation) – Medical tourism for assisted reproductive technologies raises a host of legal and ethical questions. While new reproductive technologies, like mitochondrial replacement, promise to bring significant benefits, the absence of regulations means that some of these questions, including … Read More

September 28, 2016

To Conceive the World’s First Three-Parent Baby Using a Controversial New Technique, Scientists Went to Mexico Where “There Are No Rules”

(Quartz) – An American scientist, two Jordanian parents, and an anonymous donor walked into a hospital in Mexico. That’s not the premise of a joke; those are the characters and the setting for a striking innovation in in-vitro fertilization techniques. … Read More

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