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  • BioEdge: LA doctor gets 30 years for prescribing pain killers to addicts
    have a deterrent effect upon how American doctors treat pain According to the Los Angeles Times some experts fear that Tseng s conviction make doctors fearful of prosecution and hesitant to prescribe potent but necessary painkillers The doctors are scared out of their minds Tseng s attorney told the LA Times The pendulum has swung so far The people who need pain medication can t get it now In a statement to the judge before she was sentenced Tseng wrote I terribly regret that even after learning of the overdoses I did not investigate my prescribing practices to see if they played a role I know that being remorseful for my failures as a doctor and as a person does not reverse time or does not help the families heal their grief No words can properly describe the sadness MORE ON THESE TOPICS malfeasance pain killers This article is published by Michael Cook and BioEdge under a Creative Commons licence You may republish it or translate it free of charge with attribution for non commercial purposes following these guidelines If you teach at a university we ask that your department make a donation Commercial media must contact us for permission

    Original URL path: http://www.bioedge.org/bioethics/la-doctor-gets-30-years-for-prescribing-pain-killers-to-addicts/11742 (2016-02-18)
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  • BioEdge: the latest news and articles about bioethics
    the only ones to lose jobs for failing to detect scoundrels in their ranks Now a committee of the House of Commons in the UK has proposed that doctors be deregistered if they fail to report erring colleagues Search BioEdge Subscribe to BioEdge newsletter Subscribe to BioEdge RSS feed Recent Posts Dutch psychiatric patients may get euthanasia too easily says US study 14 Feb 2016 A Dutch report applies the

    Original URL path: http://www.bioedge.org/bioethics/tag/malfeasance (2016-02-18)
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  • BioEdge: the latest news and articles about bioethics
    April 2014 Comments tags pain killers pregnancy There has been a 5 surge in the prescription of opoids for pregnant women in the US Search BioEdge Subscribe to BioEdge newsletter Subscribe to BioEdge RSS feed Recent Posts Dutch psychiatric patients may get euthanasia too easily says US study 14 Feb 2016 A Dutch report applies the brakes on completed life euthanasia 13 Feb 2016 Celebrating 15 years of Dutch euthanasia

    Original URL path: http://www.bioedge.org/bioethics/tag/pain-killers (2016-02-18)
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  • BioEdge: US military to offer sperm and egg storage
    ranging from creating 3 600 breast feeding rooms to more IVF clinics Carter explained the new policy on gamete storage We can help our men and women preserve their ability to start a family even if they suffer certain combat injuries That s why we will cover the cost of freezing sperm or eggs through a pilot program for active duty service members a benefit that will help provide men and women especially those deployed in combat with greater peace of mind This investment will also provide greater flexibility for our troops who want to start a family but find it difficult because of where they find themselves in their careers The initiative will keep the Pentagon one of the world s largest employers in step with large American corporations who are offering egg freezing in order to retain female talent However the new policies have been poorly thought out bioethicist Art Caplan of New York University s Langone Medical Center told the New York Times Freezing sperm and eggs is not like freezing chicken for dinner What happens if you die can your wife use it And what if your mother wants grandchildren and your wife doesn t does that mean the sperm can be used with a surrogate If you re cognitively disabled can it be used And what happens if the company housing your sperm or eggs goes bankrupt MORE ON THESE TOPICS egg freezing sperm banks US military This article is published by Michael Cook and BioEdge under a Creative Commons licence You may republish it or translate it free of charge with attribution for non commercial purposes following these guidelines If you teach at a university we ask that your department make a donation Commercial media must contact us for permission and fees Some articles

    Original URL path: http://www.bioedge.org/bioethics/us-military-to-offer-sperm-and-egg-storage/11741 (2016-02-18)
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  • BioEdge: the latest news and articles about bioethics
    reproductive option the Harvard Law review has published a circumspect article on the dangers of this form of fertility preservation OPINION Egg freezing is a health risk Miriam Zoll 17 October 2014 Comments tags egg freezing IVF Responsible doctors should not be recommending egg freezing to perfectly healthy young women who have no medically indicated need Let s chill New York s egg freezing party Michael Cook 05 September 2014 Comments tags biological clock commercialization egg freezing IVF Commercialisation of IVF is crossing new frontiers in New York with egg freezing parties for career women who want to keep their options open Lord Winston warns of unregulated IVF jungle Xavier Symons 27 June 2014 Comments tags egg freezing IVF mitochondrial replacement preimplantation genetic diagnosis In a recent interview with the Independent Robert Winston warned of deception in the IVF market Fertility companies he believes are exaggerating the effectiveness and safety of new techniques COMMENT Is egg freezing a scam Miriam Zoll 01 March 2014 Comments tags commercialization egg freezing IVF Do consumers know what they are signing up for Should egg freezing be every girl s graduation gift Michael Cook 09 December 2012 Comments tags egg freezing IVF Fertility expert warns that women should have children early International market in frozen eggs now a possibility Michael Cook 27 October 2012 Comments tags egg freezing surrogacy Egg freezing is no longer regarded as an experimental procedure says the American Society for Reproductive Medicine Would be grandparents pay for their daughters egg freezing Jared Yee 19 May 2012 Comments tags egg freezing fertility US More and more baby boomers desperate to have grandchildren are pushing daughters to freeze their eggs the New York Times reports Are older mums selfish Michael Cook 22 October 2011 Comments tags Australia egg freezing older mothers An

    Original URL path: http://www.bioedge.org/bioethics/tag/egg+freezing (2016-02-18)
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  • BioEdge: the latest news and articles about bioethics
    has been struggling to find volunteers What the world needs is young dads Michael Cook 05 June 2015 Comments tags fatherhood IVF new frontiers sperm banks An article in the Journal of Medical Ethics questions the ethics of older fatherhood Search BioEdge Subscribe to BioEdge newsletter Subscribe to BioEdge RSS feed Recent Posts Dutch psychiatric patients may get euthanasia too easily says US study 14 Feb 2016 A Dutch report

    Original URL path: http://www.bioedge.org/bioethics/tag/sperm+banks (2016-02-18)
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  • BioEdge: the latest news and articles about bioethics
    of making the military family friendly Search BioEdge Subscribe to BioEdge newsletter Subscribe to BioEdge RSS feed Recent Posts Dutch psychiatric patients may get euthanasia too easily says US study 14 Feb 2016 A Dutch report applies the brakes on completed life euthanasia 13 Feb 2016 Celebrating 15 years of Dutch euthanasia 13 Feb 2016 Canada s euthanasia courts 13 Feb 2016 IVF audit in Australia 13 Feb 2016 Archive

    Original URL path: http://www.bioedge.org/bioethics/tag/US+military (2016-02-18)
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  • BioEdge: London sperm bank allegedly promoting eugenics
    been dyslexics like Sir Richard Branson and Steve Jobs Fred Fisher a 30 year old dyslexic Oxford graduate who is working as a software engineers was rejected by the sperm bank I told them this was eugenics but it s not even good eugenics Would they turn away Richard Branson or Albert Einstein We need innovative people who think differently in the world Dyslexic people make a great contribution to our society Steve O Brien chair of the Dyslexia Foundation told The Guardian This is eugenics It s trying to say that dyslexics shouldn t be in society A spokesperson for the London Sperm Bank denied that the company s policy was eugenicist However in a now withdrawn leaflet it stated that it excluded men with certain conditions to minimise the risk of transmitting common genetic diseases or malformations to any children born MORE ON THESE TOPICS eugenics sperm donation UK This article is published by Michael Cook and BioEdge under a Creative Commons licence You may republish it or translate it free of charge with attribution for non commercial purposes following these guidelines If you teach at a university we ask that your department make a donation Commercial media

    Original URL path: http://www.bioedge.org/bioethics/london-sperm-bank-allegedly-promoting-eugenics/11730 (2016-02-18)
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