April 26, 2016

A New Edition of Journal of Law and the Biosciences Is Now Available

Journal of Law and the Biosciences (vol. 3, no. 1, 2016) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “Paper Trails, Trailing Behind: Improving Informed Consent to IVF through Multimedia Applications” by Jody Lynee Madeira and Barbara Andraka-Christou “Gamete Donor Anonymity … Read More

April 14, 2016

Zika Virus and Birth Defects — Reviewing the Evidence for Causality

(NEJM) – On the basis of this review, we conclude that a causal relationship exists between prenatal Zika virus infection and microcephaly and other serious brain anomalies. Evidence that was used to support this causal relationship included Zika virus infection … Read More

April 14, 2016

Canadian Prime Minister Seeks to Legalize Physician-Assisted Suicide

(New York Times) – The government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau introduced legislation on Thursday to legalize physician-assisted suicide for Canadians with serious medical conditions. The proposed law limits physician-assisted suicides to Canadians and residents, who are eligible to participate … Read More

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