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  • BioEdge: the latest news and articles about bioethics
    May 2015 Comments tags autonomy informed consent interviews Jehovah s Witness virtue ethics In an exclusive BioEdge interview presidential advisor and renown bioethicist Daniel P Sulmasy discusses the principle of informed consent Nita Farahany Neuroscience and the law Xavier Symons 02 May 2015 Comments tags determinism interviews law neurolaw neuroscience US Renown academic and presidential advisor Nita Farahany recently spoke with BioEdge about neuroscience and the law Kristján Kristjánsson on virtuous medical practice Xavier Symons 03 April 2015 Comments tags interviews medical students principalism professional ethics virtue ethics Philosopher Kristján Kristjánsson recently spoke to BioEdge about the importance of virtue in medicine Summer school in bioethics in Manhattan Michael Cook 29 January 2015 Comments tags bioethics interviews The Global Bioethics Initiative is offering a bioethics programme this summer Carmel Shalev the global trade in reproduction Carmel Shalev 20 September 2014 Comments tags commercialization interviews surrogacy An Israeli bioethicist is organising a conference on the rapidly growing market in surrogate mothers and babies Interview David Albert Jones on Brüstle stem cell ruling Michael Cook 25 October 2011 Comments tags embryonic stem cells interviews Last week the European Court of Justice in the case of Oliver Brüstle v Greenpeace ruled that research involving the destruction of embryos cannot be patented This provoked an uproar among stem cell scientists BioEdge interviewed Dr David Albert Jones director of the Anscombe Bioethics Centre in Oxford about the judgement Interview Art Caplan on boycotting Chinese organ transplants Michael Cook 11 October 2011 Comments tags China interviews organ donation In response to the barbarous practice of obtaining organs from executed prisoners in China the prominent US bioethicist Arthur Caplan together with other experts proposed an international boycott of organ transplants in China in a recent issue of The Lancet Chinese doctors and scientists would be excluded from

    Original URL path: http://www.bioedge.org/bioethics/tag/interviews (2016-02-18)
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  • BioEdge: the latest news and articles about bioethics
    Comments tags animal rights bestiality human dignity natural law new frontiers Germany is a very big blip on the radar of BioEdge s Reproductive Revolution Weirdness Watch this week 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

    Original URL path: http://www.bioedge.org/bioethics/tag/natural+law (2016-02-18)
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  • BioEdge: the latest news and articles about bioethics
    critical look at contemporary bioethical discourse by a UK philosopher 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

    Original URL path: http://www.bioedge.org/bioethics/tag/new+natural+law (2016-02-18)
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  • BioEdge: Should high school football be banned?
    even starker picture of the risks of football Steven H Miles and Shailendra Prasad argue in a pre publlication blog post that public school tackle football programs should be banned because of the high prevalence of concussions The authors discuss two additional complications in addition to the possible harm that football can cause consent and dual loyalty High school players are not capable of giving informed consent they say Existing consent forms do not quantity risk or minimize it They do not take into consideration pressure from parents who hope that their son will become a professional athlete And coaches and doctors are often caught between putting the players health first and maximising the interests of the youth football industry They conclude we believe that this is a time for primordial prevention that remediates environmental economic social and behavioral conditions cultural patterns of living known to increase the risk of disease For health care professionals primordial prevention might commend ending support for football in public schools By this option health professionals would oppose public support for bonds to build stadiums or athletic facilities for junior or senior high school football They would oppose public school programs granting academic credit for playing football or leave of absences for practice or games Such a proposal would not ban youth football Private play and private leagues like the Pop Warner program would continue Young people choosing such programs would play purely for the game and not be lured by school spirit Health professionals would continue to promote life long exercise programs and school physical education programs However under this proposal the medical community could help students schools and society leave a sport on which the sun is setting This is a topic which will guaranteed to get a lot of publicity in January

    Original URL path: http://www.bioedge.org/bioethics/should-high-school-football-be-banned/11693 (2016-02-18)
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  • BioEdge: the latest news and articles about bioethics
    serious disability from concussion is too great 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

    Original URL path: http://www.bioedge.org/bioethics/tag/concussion (2016-02-18)
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  • BioEdge: the latest news and articles about bioethics
    of serious disability from concussion is too great 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

    Original URL path: http://www.bioedge.org/bioethics/tag/football+concussion (2016-02-18)
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  • BioEdge: the latest news and articles about bioethics
    which sheds light on doctors participation Why wait until death for organ donation asks Canadian bioethicist Michael Cook 23 March 2013 Comments tags dead donor rule harm organ donation More erosion of the dead donor rule in the latest issue of the Cambridge Journal of Healthcare Ethics Search BioEdge Subscribe to BioEdge newsletter Subscribe to BioEdge RSS feed Recent Posts Dutch psychiatric patients may get euthanasia too easily says US

    Original URL path: http://www.bioedge.org/bioethics/tag/harm (2016-02-18)
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  • BioEdge: the latest news and articles about bioethics
    New York Times Should Olympic athletes be allowed to use performance enhancing drugs Michael Cook 28 July 2012 Comments tags drug doping enhancement Olympics sports The London Olympics have arrived and with them come familiar controversies over drug cheats IOC President Jacques Rogge said yesterday that tests had identified more than 100 cheats in the lead up to the Games Years of tough restrictions appear to be bearing fruit with fewer scandals every time the Olympics are held German football legend dies by assisted suicide Jared Yee 17 March 2012 Comments tags assisted suicide Germany sports suicide Timo Konietzka former Germany international and the first footballer to score a goal in the country s Bundesliga competition died on Monday by assisted suicide his wife reported to German media Bartolo Colón s stem cell therapy comment Jared Yee 23 June 2011 Comments tags sport sports stem cells Athletes have always been addicted to winning and they have always found ways to enhance their performance Peddling genetic tests with the threat of death Jared Yee 18 June 2011 Comments tags genetic testing genetic tests sport sports An American biotech has launched an aggressive marketing campaign for their direct to consumer DTC genetic tests by playing on parents fears Dominican authorities warn stem cell treatments are illegal Jared Yee 03 June 2011 Comments tags sports stem cells In 2010 current Yankees starting pitcher Bartolo Colon suffered pain in his right shoulder as well as damage to his rotator cuff ligaments and tendons His career was revived however when he received a stem cell transplant in his native Dominican Republic Testing for sports genes Jared Yee 27 May 2011 Comments tags genetic testing sport sports Appealing to parents who want to make their children champions two companies have begun selling tests to match children

    Original URL path: http://www.bioedge.org/bioethics/tag/sports (2016-02-18)
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