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February 17, 2012

For The Record: A Response from The Editors of AJOB

To the readers of bioethics.net, the bioethics community, and the general public:

As our publisher, Taylor and Francis, has announced, Glenn McGee has stepped down at Editor-in-Chief of AJOB.…

February 17, 2012

Welcome to the New Bioethics.net!

Completely integrated with the most up-to-date social networking software and other new features, this website makes it even easier and more fun to find today’s bioethics news, jobs, events, and commentary.…

November 3, 2011

November Issue of AJOB is Now Available Online!

This month’s issue of The American Journal of Bioethics is now available online. Research ethics is featured prominently in this issue with Rosamond Rhodes et al arguing for a new category of research risk and an article about the recruitment of research participants.…

October 19, 2011

Arthur Caplan Says "No" To Prisoner Organs

In the October 2011 issue of AJOB, Arthur Caplan argues in his Target Article “The Use of Prisoners as Sources of Organs-An Ethically Dubious Practice” that the great demand for cadaveric organs for donation around the world does not justify harvesting them from prisoners.…

June 14, 2011

June Issue of AJOB Now Available Online!

The summertime is already upon us, as is the June issue of The American Journal of Bioethics.

This month we feature a debate over the controversial practice of continuous sedation as proposed by three Dutch authors as an alternative to PAS.…

April 8, 2011

This April in AJOB: Research Subjects as Problems and Mandatory HIV Testing

Today, the April issue of The American Journal of Bioethics is now online.

This month, the journal features two target articles addressing controversial ideas–one in the world of clinical research, the other in the worlds of healthcare and public health.…

February 18, 2011

February Issue of AJOB Is Now Online

It’s February and our next issue of AJOB is now available online.

This month the first of our Target Articles is authored by Peter Ubel and Robert Silbergelt on behavioral equipoise as an alternative to clinical equipoise.…

December 15, 2010

AJOB's Last Issue of 2010 is Now Online!

Just in time for the holiday season (when most of our waistlines are expanding), the pages of AJOB this month we are discussing the ethical issues of shrinking our waistlines using bariatric surgery.…

December 1, 2010

New Issue of AJOB Now Available!

The November issue of AJOB is available at bioethics.net. This special thematic issue addresses the issue of pain agreements between patients and physicians and the ethical issues raised by creating contractual relations between those using opioids and those prescribing them.…

September 3, 2010

September Issue of AJOB is Now Online!

Okay, so it’s quite like the September issue of Vogue–neither is it 1,000 pages long nor does it set the fashion trends for the upcoming year nor take an entire year to produce.…