Bio-Ethics

March 14th, 2018 Bills are being placed before US state legislatures that would make it a crime for a doctor to perform an abortion if sought 'solely' because the foetus has Down's syndrome. It is the latest twist in the political debate over abortion, writes The...

July 13th, 2016 A sex abuse victim in the Netherlands has been been allowed to undergo euthanasia via lethal injection. The Independent reports that, according to papers released by the Dutch Euthanasia Commission, the unnamed woman in her 20s had suffered...

June 15th, 2016 Donating one’s body to medical research is arguably the ultimate act of generosity, Medical schools, including in South Africa, ceremonially honour the donors, while students are taught to respect the mortal remains that underpin their education....

May 18th, 2016 Pfizer Inc has taken steps to ensure that none of its products are used in lethal injections, shutting off the last remaining open market source of drugs ued in executions....
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