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Tag Archives: Bioethics

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  • 12 Dec 2022
    Mary Crossley

    Long COVID as a Case Study for Race/Disability Intersectionality

    Chimére Smith is one of tens of millions of Americans with symptoms of long COVID. According to an August 2022 NBC News story, the 40-year-old Black woman from Baltimore was experiencing extreme fatigue, diarrhea, brain fog, and loss of vision in one eye, along with other symptoms. The symptoms were debilitating, preventing Smith from working […]

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  • 12 Oct 2022
    Benjamin Gregg

    Should We Modify Future Persons — and Our Entire Species — Genetically?

    A PROMISE THAT IS AT ONCE A CHALLENGE Gene editing offers great promise to reduce human misery and facilitate human health: to combat virus infectious diseases; to correct monogenic disorders in pluripotent cells; to program cells for regenerative medicine and cancer immunotherapy; to prevent parents’ transmitting serious genetic diseases to offspring; to correct mutations in […]

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  • 10 Jun 2020
    Stephen Honeybul

    Ethics in Neurosurgical Practice

    Within all fields of surgery, ethical issues are encountered on a daily basis however within the field of neurosurgery there are certain considerations that require specific consideration. In the first instance disease processes within the central nervous system can have an impact on cognitive function that may affect the function of consent. Secondly, there is […]

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  • 18 Feb 2014
    Insoo Hyun

    Cells on Acid: How Stem Cell Research is Transforming Reality

    In the controversial field of stem cell research, scientists are pushing boundaries further than ever before. Insoo Hyun, the author of Bioethics and the Future of Stem Cell Research, discusses recent experiments turning body cells into virtually any type of cell in a bath of acid. The implications could be phenomenal.

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