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A new smart phone app takes advantage of parents’ fondness for snapping pictures of their children to look for signs that a child might be developing a serious eye disease.
#Bioethics News: "Knowing she had the legal right to die helped Marieke Vervoort live her life. It propelled her to medals at the Paralympics. But she could never get away from the pain." Read more here about how Vervoort wrestled with her decision to die by assisted euthanasia
#Bioethics News: Gene-based technologies to treat sickle-cell disease are promising, but the majority of people living with the disease live in the world's poorest communities and cannot afford the hefty price tag https://t.co/k9CxdfKtZ1
#Bioethics News: Surgeons transplanted a testicle from one brother to his twin, raising questions about the ethics of non-lifesaving transplants, and about the possibility of recipients fathering children with sperm from donors they are not related to https://t.co/pKqG85rGkh
#Bioethics News: Life expectancy in the U.S. is declining for the first time in half a century, and some of the leading causes have to do with our healthcare system. Read more here - https://t.co/ip4eMQgtxg
#Bioethics News: Excerpts of He Jiankui’s manuscript were made publicly available for the first time, showing how he violated ethical and scientific norms in his creation of the first gene-edited babies #CRISPR #researchethics https://t.co/8UGXlpw84V