Tag: reproductive medicine

Blog Posts (3)

March 18, 2013

Check out AJOB Volume 13 Issue 3!!!

In this issue:

TESTICULAR CRYOPRESERVATION FROM CHILDREN

END OF LIFE DECISION MAKING FOR PATIENTS WHO HAVE
ATTEMPTED SUICIDE

February 23, 2013

Check out February's issue of AJOB!

DO RESEARCHERS HAVE A DUTY TO LOOK FOR GENETIC INCIDENTAL FINDINGS?
UPDATE TO THE ETHICS CONSULTATION CORE COMPETENCIES
January 11, 2013

Donors Beware

Craig Klugman, Ph.D.

A man answers an on-line ad to assist a same-sex female couple in a committed relationship who want to have a child.…

Published Articles (2)

American Journal of Bioethics: Volume 13 Issue 3 - Mar 2013

Expanding Access to Testicular Tissue Cryopreservation: An Analysis by Analogy Tuua Ruutiainen, Steve Miller, Arthur Caplan & Jill P. Ginsberg

American Journal of Bioethics: Volume 3 Issue 2 - Jun 2003

Review of Carolyn McLeod. 2002. Self-trust and reproductive autonomy

News (55)

March 24, 2014 6:38 pm

Cardiff University thyroid IQ theory 'could help children'

Children at risk of developing a low IQ could be helped by genetic screening, Cardiff University researchers say.

March 20, 2014 1:43 pm

My Neighborhood Makes It Easier to Get Pregnant Than To Go To College

‘You should get pregnant,’ a friend told me. ‘Girl, the government will take care of you, trust me.’

March 10, 2014 2:38 pm

Free Birth Control Not Associated With Risky Sexual Behavior

The availability of free birth control may not lead directly to increases in risky sexual behavior, according to a new study from researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

March 5, 2014 3:04 pm

Planned Parenthood, Tucson gynecologist, fighting tighter regulations on abortion drugs

Planned Parenthood and a Tucson gynecologist are asking a federal judge to block new rules that will sharply restrict ability to perform abortions using drugs instead of surgery.

February 28, 2014 3:57 pm

The Market For DNA-Sequencing-Based Down's Syndrome Tests Could Exceed $6 Billion

On Wednesday night the New England Journal of Medicine published a study showing that a new, DNA-sequencing based blood test provides a dramatic improvement in accuracy at screening for Down’s syndrome and a second, related disease.

February 27, 2014 1:47 pm

Scientists Question Safety Of Genetically Altering Human Eggs

A panel of government advisers has expressed serious concerns about a controversial proposal to allow scientists to try to make babies using eggs that have been genetically altered to include DNA from another woman.

February 27, 2014 1:46 pm

Blood Test Provides More Accurate Prenatal Testing For Down Syndrome

A new blood test offers pregnant women a safe and much more accurate way to screen for Down syndrome.

February 24, 2014 1:39 pm

FDA weighs risks of 3-person embryo fertilization

U.S. government health regulators will consider this week whether to green light a provocative new fertilization technique that could eventually create babies from the DNA of three people, with the goal of preventing mothers from passing on debilitating genetic diseases to their children.

February 21, 2014 2:40 pm

Unusual Iowa abortion rule has surprising result

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics  decided not to bill the state for the 15 abortions it had performed as of mid-February.

February 10, 2014 6:44 pm

Teen Pregnancy Rates Much Higher for Girls With Serious Mental Illness: Study

Teenage girls diagnosed with major mental illness are much more likely to give birth, suggesting such girls should become a special target for anti-pregnancy efforts.

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