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  • BioEdge: Scientists can be rascals, say journal editors
    cases included outright plagiarism outrageous conflicts of interest lack of proper ethical clearance and printing the same paper twice to boost publication records According to a 2003 survey of opthalmology journals at least 1 5 of all papers are duplicates The most egregious offence was bribery one researcher offered to buy 1000 reprints from an editor and to shout him a meal at the restaurant of his choice MORE ON

    Original URL path: http://www.bioedge.org/bioethics/scientists_can_be_rascals_say_journal_editors/7807 (2016-02-18)
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  • BioEdge: IN BRIEF: Canadian Caesars; female genital mutilation; free IVF in UK; quitting IVF
    15 level recommended by the World Health Organisation The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recently ruled that elective C sections were ethical if they benefit the overall health and welfare of the woman and her foetus more than a vaginal birth MORE ON THESE TOPICS Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus comments powered by Disqus Search BioEdge Subscribe to BioEdge newsletter Subscribe to BioEdge RSS

    Original URL path: http://www.bioedge.org/bioethics/in_brief_canadian_caesars_female_genital_mutilation_free_ivf_in_uk_quitting/7808 (2016-02-18)
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  • BioEdge: the latest news and articles about bioethics
    powers click here to read whole article and make comments IN BRIEF Israeli surprise Vatican appointment Singapore sperm shortage Australian IVF stem cell by Michael Cook 12 Mar 2004 A scientist who tried to poison his wife and covered up his crime by lacing products on supermarket shelves with poison is teaching medical ethics at the University of Manchester in the UK Paul Agutter 57 was released from jail in 2002 after serving 7 years of a 12 year sentence A few weeks ago he was engaged to teach philosophy and medical ethics for two hours a week at night school click here to read whole article and make comments Harvard scientists offer 17 stem cell lines for free by Michael Cook 5 Mar 2004 Exasperated with US restrictions on embryonic stem cell research one of the leading experts in the field Douglas Melton of Harvard University and his colleagues have created 17 stem cell lines which they plan to give away to other laboratories Melton says that the 17 lines were created with private funding from 344 IVF embryos which had developed for 3 to 5 days He has also written a cookbook to help other scientists use his stem cells and create more lines In recent weeks restrictions imposed by President Bust which allow federal funding only for stem cell lines approved before 9 August 2001 have become increasingly irritating American scientists winced when South Koreans announced that they had cloned human embryos and created stem cell lines Federally funded scientists have to drive Model T s while Korean scientists get to drive around in the newest Porsche said Dr George Q Daley a Harvard researcher click here to read whole article and make comments Harvard to sidestep Bush s restrictions on stem cell research by Michael Cook 5 Mar 2004 Throwing its enormous financial clout and prestige behind embryonic stem cell research Harvard University one of the top US centres for biomedical research has put a US 100 million stem cell centre on the drawing board It will be built and operated with private funding so that it can bypass federal restrictions on embryonic stem cell research Harvard has the resources Harvard has the breadth and frankly Harvard has the responsibility to be taking up the slack that the government is leaving says Dr George Q Daley The proposed stem cell institute will work together with Harvard s other schools government law divinity and business to understand the implications of the new technology Harvard is not the only institution attempting to do research on embryos without government funding Other private initiatives are under way at the University of Wisconsin Madison the University of Minnesota and the University of California San Francisco click here to read whole article and make comments Bitter bioethicists link hands with angry scientists by Michael Cook 5 Mar 2004 US celebrity bioethicist Arthur Caplan has orchestrated a biting open letter to President George Bush after he sacked two supporters of therapeutic cloning from

    Original URL path: http://www.bioedge.org/P4650 (2016-02-18)
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  • BioEdge: the latest news and articles about bioethics
    The procedure offers new hope for reversing baldness click here to read whole article and make comments ODD SPOT Pentagon funds embryo research by Michael Cook 19 Mar 2004 With a war in Iraq an occupation in Haiti and a man hunt in Afghanistan you might think that the Pentagon has enough enemies and battles on its hands Not so Reuters reports that the American military is bankrolling embryonic stem cell research in Sweden ignoring a well publicised ban on such work by its chief President George W Bush The US 240 000 research program will be taking place at Lund University Apparently the Pentagon is interested in its ESC research into Parkinson s disease because the results might be useful for treating soldiers affected by nerve gas on the battlefield There has been no comment from the White House click here to read whole article and make comments Cadaver scandals rock US by Michael Cook 12 Mar 2004 Two scandals over cadavers donated to medical schools have rocked US universities The University of California at Los Angeles has stopped accepting corpses for its medical students and research pending the outcome of an investigation It is alleged that two men including the director of UCLA s Willed Body Program sold body parts to other research labs for their own profit According to a report in the Los Angeles Times over the last five years 496 cadavers were illegally sold for a total of US 704 600 And Tulane University in New Orleans has admitted that some of its donated cadavers were blown up in Army land mine experiments The university sold seven surplus cadavers to a New York based distributor of corpses which sold them on to the US Army to test protective footgear Tulane sold the cadavers for less than US 1 000 each but the distributor resold them to the Army click here to read whole article and make comments Ethical deficit is research asset for Chinese stem cell science by Michael Cook 12 Mar 2004 In five to ten years China could become a world leader in therapeutic cloning and related research a US stem cell scientist has predicted in the journal Nature Xiangzhong Yang of the University of Connecticut contends that China s main asset is that it lacks the ethical qualms which have hampered the development of research on human embryos in Western countries In addition he says the relatively easy access to human material including embryonic and foetal tissues in China is a huge advantage for researchers Chinese scientists have already achieved notable progress towards therapeutic cloning They have produced transgenic rabbits goats and cows they have cloned goats cattle and rats At Shanghai Second Medical University they have extracted stem cells from embryos by creating rabbit human hybrids and at Xiangya Medical College in Changsha they have cloned human embryos to the multicellular blastocyst stage Since the Chinese cannot possibly be internationally competitive in all click here to read whole article and make

    Original URL path: http://www.bioedge.org/P4640 (2016-02-18)
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  • BioEdge: the latest news and articles about bioethics
    old artist currently living in the UK the right to seek legal recognition of her alleged royal parentage January Archive Euthanasia continues to rise in Belgium Xavier Symons 30 January 2016 Link tags Belgium euthanasia Wim Distelmans The number of euthanasia cases in Belgium exceeded two thousand in 2015 French surrogate mother cheats clients Xavier Symons 30 January 2016 Link tags commercial surrogacy France surrogacy surrogacy law A French surrogate mother has been arrested for fraud after lying to two gay couples about the death of their children Activists use Zika epidemic to press for abortion in Brazil Xavier Symons 30 January 2016 Link tags abortion Brazil epidemics Zika The abortion debate has been reignited in Brazil amid fears about severe birth defects linked to the Zika virus No Mas Bebes Xavier Symons 30 January 2016 Link tags forced sterilization informed consent sterilization US A new documentary tells the story of several mexican women who in the late 1960s and early 1970s were sterilized in US hospitals Tables turned on undercover pro life activists Xavier Symons 30 January 2016 Link tags abortion David Daleiden law Planned Parenthood US Pro life activist David Daleiden has been indicted by a Grand Jury in Harris County Texas London sperm bank allegedly promoting eugenics 29 January 2016 Link tags eugenics sperm donation UK It excludes donors with history of certain diseases New French law creates right to terminal sedation 29 January 2016 Link tags euthanasia France terminal sedation Critics suspect that it is a disguised form of euthanasia Pope sets out his bioethics priorities 29 January 2016 Link tags Catholic bioethics disability environment Pope Francis Care for the environment heads the list JAMA debates assisted suicide 23 January 2016 Link tags assisted suicide euthanasia JAMA Legalisation in California has put it on the agenda

    Original URL path: http://www.bioedge.org/bioethics/archive/P15 (2016-02-18)
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  • BioEdge: the latest news and articles about bioethics
    Vietnam But only for married couples Embryo custody battles on the rise 23 January 2016 Link tags embryo custody Right to life campaigners have found a new cause Catastrophic result in clinical trial in France 17 January 2016 Link tags clinical trials One man is brain dead and six others are in critical condition after a stage one trial How much treatment do heroin addicts deserve 16 January 2016 Link tags patient compliance American heart surgeons refusing surgery to heroin addicts who present repeatedly with drug induced heart valve infections Another controversy over futile care in Texas 16 January 2016 Link tags futile care Texas A hospital committee authorises discontinuation of life sustaining treatment UK on verge of editing genome of human embryos 16 January 2016 Link tags CRISPR embryo research UK Researchers want to study gene regulation by using surplus IVF embryos Canadian doctors should not be forced to refer for euthanasia says association 16 January 2016 Link tags Canada conscience conscientious objection Access is the responsibility of the community not the physician argues the Canadian Medical Association UK think tank to investigate cosmetic procedure industry 16 January 2016 Link tags cosmetic surgery Nuffield Council on Bioethics UK Booming growth brings problems Is US medicine becoming an assembly line 16 January 2016 Link tags commercialization patient care Taylorism Boston physicians complain in NEJM that patients are being treated like cars British man has fathered 800 children 15 January 2016 Link tags sperm donation UK Wild West Simon Watson is aiming for 1000 Making eugenics fun in Belgium 15 January 2016 Link tags Belgium eugenics sperm donation Ad advertising agency launches a bizarre campaign Defending Catholic views on contraception 15 January 2016 Link tags Catholic Church contraception American bioethicist and theologian Janet E Smith makes it more plausible even if

    Original URL path: http://www.bioedge.org/bioethics/archive/P30 (2016-02-18)
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  • BioEdge: the latest news and articles about bioethics
    312 pages First 310 311 312 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/archive/P4665 (2016-02-18)
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  • BioEdge: Pointed Remarks
    out of our misery ask Indian farmers 03 May 2015 Comments tags assisted suicide euthanasia India Canada legalises assisted suicide 08 February 2015 Comments tags assisted suicide Canada euthanasia A mystical side to suicide 15 November 2014 Comments tags assisted suicide euthanasia Switzerland Does prisoner euthanasia make sense 28 September 2014 Comments tags assisted suicide Belgium euthanasia Philip Nitschke Search BioEdge Subscribe to BioEdge newsletter Recent Posts Celebrating Dutch euthanasia

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