American Journal of Bioethics.

Ingestible Drug Adherence Monitors: Trending Toward a Surveillance Society?

In this issue of the journal, Lemoine and Ravitsky present a thoughtful analysis of assisted reproductive technologies and their use by women of advanced maternal age. Of note, their goal is to reframe relevant ethical considerations in relation to broader social trends and public-health considerations. They ask us to consider why women are having children at an older age and consider the pros and cons of that trend. They also suggest that advanced maternal age can be understood not only as an expression of individual choice, but as a natural outcome of multiple social pressures and constraints experienced by women. In that sense, their paper departs from more familiar bioethical scholarship on reproductive technologies, particularly analyses that focus on defining the scope of reproductive liberties. […]

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Volume 15, Issue 11
November 2015

Reflection.

Young People's Experiences of Participation in Clinical Trials: Reasons for Taking Part Malou Luchtenberg, Els Maeckelberghe, Louise Locock, Lesley Powell & A.A. Eduard Verhagen