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April 13, 2012

Spoiling for a Fight? Check Out Bioethics.net.

Bioethics is increasingly behaving like a Fight Club. Countless scholars wage war in the comment sections on blogs and news stories.…

April 10, 2012

Octomom: "I Goofed."

According to LifeNews.com, Nadya Suleman admits that she made a mistake by undergoing an IVF procedure that resulted in the conception and birth of 8 children at once.…

February 23, 2012

David Magnus Corrects the Record Regarding AJOB

Over the past couple of weeks, a great deal of drama has played out regarding changes at the American Journal of Bioethics.…

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.…

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News (2)

May 5, 2012 8:50 am

Patients' Complex Moral Issues - Doctors Need Mediators (Medical News Today)

According to a study in The American Journal of Bioethics, physicians and patients need assistance in order to deal with complex moral issues.

April 13, 2012 11:27 am

Parents can have a duty to use IVF, say bioethicists (BioEdge)

Another controversial utilitarian proposal has popped up in the April  issue of the American Journal of Bioethics. Two bioethicists contend that some parents are morally obligated to use pre-implantation genetic diagnosis to create a healthy baby.