Bioethics.net » Reproductive Medicine http://www.bioethics.net Where the World Finds Bioethics Tue, 26 May 2015 19:55:50 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0.1 U.S. science leaders to tackle ethics of gene-editing technology http://www.bioethics.net/news/u-s-science-leaders-to-tackle-ethics-of-gene-editing-technology/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/u-s-science-leaders-to-tackle-ethics-of-gene-editing-technology/#comments Wed, 20 May 2015 16:32:11 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=55181 http://www.bioethics.net/news/u-s-science-leaders-to-tackle-ethics-of-gene-editing-technology/feed/ 0 Should someone who does not want biological children be diagnosed as infertile? http://www.amc.edu/BioethicsBlog/post.cfm/should-someone-who-does-not-want-biological-children-be-diagnosed-as-infertile http://www.amc.edu/BioethicsBlog/post.cfm/should-someone-who-does-not-want-biological-children-be-diagnosed-as-infertile#comments Tue, 19 May 2015 08:05:43 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?guid=7fc63eac2778d75e36b30cfcbd59c73d http://www.bioethics.net/2015/05/should-someone-who-does-not-want-biological-children-be-diagnosed-as-infertile/feed/ 0 U.S. says insurers must cover FDA-approved birth control methods http://www.bioethics.net/news/u-s-says-insurers-must-cover-fda-approved-birth-control-methods/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/u-s-says-insurers-must-cover-fda-approved-birth-control-methods/#comments Thu, 14 May 2015 19:39:37 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=55184 http://www.bioethics.net/news/u-s-says-insurers-must-cover-fda-approved-birth-control-methods/feed/ 0 How should we define infertility and who counts as infertile? http://www.amc.edu/BioethicsBlog/post.cfm/how-should-we-define-infertility-and-who-counts-as-infertile http://www.amc.edu/BioethicsBlog/post.cfm/how-should-we-define-infertility-and-who-counts-as-infertile#comments Mon, 20 Apr 2015 10:04:44 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?guid=762a4a589827ab4e9a7f4101a08e5275 http://www.bioethics.net/2015/04/how-should-we-define-infertility-and-who-counts-as-infertile/feed/ 0 DNA Blood Test Accurately Identifies Down Syndrome in Fetus http://www.bioethics.net/news/dna-blood-test-accurately-identifies-down-syndrome-in-fetus/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/dna-blood-test-accurately-identifies-down-syndrome-in-fetus/#comments Thu, 02 Apr 2015 20:30:27 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=54568 http://www.bioethics.net/news/dna-blood-test-accurately-identifies-down-syndrome-in-fetus/feed/ 0 Abortion Wars: Arizona Mandates Unscientific “Truths” http://www.bioethics.net/2015/04/abortion-wars-arizona-mandates-unscientific-truths/ http://www.bioethics.net/2015/04/abortion-wars-arizona-mandates-unscientific-truths/#comments Wed, 01 Apr 2015 06:18:04 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?p=54543 by Craig Klugman, Ph.D.

The Arizona legislature has apparently gone through medical school and graduated. They have passed a new law of the land. A person in Arizona is no longer permitted to buy health insurance on the health exchange if the plan provides coverage for abortion (except for the cases of rape, incest, or when the mother’s life is in danger).

A second provision of the law is what has troubled most people. The law now requires that a physician tell his or her patient that a medically induced abortion can be reversed.…

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Grants help level the playing field for young moms in science http://www.bioethics.net/news/grants-help-level-the-playing-field-for-young-moms-in-science/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/grants-help-level-the-playing-field-for-young-moms-in-science/#comments Mon, 30 Mar 2015 22:57:03 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=54534 http://www.bioethics.net/news/grants-help-level-the-playing-field-for-young-moms-in-science/feed/ 0 Frankenstein babies and designer babies? Ethical concerns raised by “3 person embryos” http://www.amc.edu/BioethicsBlog/post.cfm/frankenstein-babies-and-designer-babies http://www.amc.edu/BioethicsBlog/post.cfm/frankenstein-babies-and-designer-babies#comments Wed, 18 Mar 2015 04:03:45 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?guid=fbc5f3d5237f70966321556757b335f7 http://www.bioethics.net/2015/03/frankenstein-babies-and-designer-babies-ethical-concerns-raised-by-3-person-embryos/feed/ 0 Ethics of Penile Transplants http://www.bioethics.net/2015/03/ethics-of-penile-transplants/ http://www.bioethics.net/2015/03/ethics-of-penile-transplants/#comments Mon, 16 Mar 2015 23:13:04 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?p=54325 by Craig Klugman, Ph.D.

This weekend, doctors in South Africa announced a new first—a successful penis transplant. The 9-hour operation took place in December 2014. After three months of recovery, the recipient is able to urinate, achieve an erection and a sexual response. As of yet, the recipient does not have full sensation in the organ.

The recipient was 18 years old when he underwent a ritual circumcision that went wrong and left him with 1cm of the original penis.…

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Brazil passes femicide law to tackle rise in gender killings http://www.bioethics.net/news/brazil-passes-femicide-law-to-tackle-rise-in-gender-killings/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/brazil-passes-femicide-law-to-tackle-rise-in-gender-killings/#comments Tue, 10 Mar 2015 22:35:44 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=54307 http://www.bioethics.net/news/brazil-passes-femicide-law-to-tackle-rise-in-gender-killings/feed/ 0 Men’s reproductive health: Neglected in policy and practice http://www.amc.edu/BioethicsBlog/post.cfm/men-s-reproductive-health-neglected-in-policy-and-practice http://www.amc.edu/BioethicsBlog/post.cfm/men-s-reproductive-health-neglected-in-policy-and-practice#comments Tue, 17 Feb 2015 12:02:56 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?guid=03b586c870dce91796d44c689ae6b0ee http://www.bioethics.net/2015/02/mens-reproductive-health-neglected-in-policy-and-practice/feed/ 0 HPV vaccine linked to less-risky behavior http://www.bioethics.net/news/hpv-vaccine-linked-to-less-risky-behavior/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/hpv-vaccine-linked-to-less-risky-behavior/#comments Thu, 12 Feb 2015 21:31:15 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=53983 http://www.bioethics.net/news/hpv-vaccine-linked-to-less-risky-behavior/feed/ 0 UK Set to Legalize Babies With DNA From 3 Parents http://www.bioethics.net/news/uk-set-to-legalize-babies-with-dna-from-3-parents/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/uk-set-to-legalize-babies-with-dna-from-3-parents/#comments Mon, 09 Feb 2015 21:07:09 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=53976 http://www.bioethics.net/news/uk-set-to-legalize-babies-with-dna-from-3-parents/feed/ 0 Ritual Male Infant Circumcision and Human Rights http://www.bioethics.net/articles/ritual-male-infant-circumcision-and-human-rights/ http://www.bioethics.net/articles/ritual-male-infant-circumcision-and-human-rights/#comments Sun, 01 Feb 2015 20:01:35 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=articles&p=54037 http://www.bioethics.net/articles/ritual-male-infant-circumcision-and-human-rights/feed/ 0 Growing human kidneys in rats sparks ethical debate http://www.bioethics.net/news/growing-human-kidneys-in-rats-sparks-ethical-debate/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/growing-human-kidneys-in-rats-sparks-ethical-debate/#comments Wed, 28 Jan 2015 22:51:59 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=53803 http://www.bioethics.net/news/growing-human-kidneys-in-rats-sparks-ethical-debate/feed/ 0 The Need for Patient Navigators for Fertility Preservation http://www.amc.edu/BioethicsBlog/post.cfm/the-need-for-patient-navigators-for-fertility-preservation http://www.amc.edu/BioethicsBlog/post.cfm/the-need-for-patient-navigators-for-fertility-preservation#comments Fri, 23 Jan 2015 12:01:05 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?guid=b8fafc1555cc0aa13daf6ff35d2824f6 http://www.bioethics.net/2015/01/the-need-for-patient-navigators-for-fertility-preservation/feed/ 0 In for Life: Procreative Liberty for Incarcerated Persons Serving Prison Sentences http://www.amc.edu/BioethicsBlog/post.cfm/in-for-life-procreative-liberty-for-incarcerated-persons-serving-prison-sentences http://www.amc.edu/BioethicsBlog/post.cfm/in-for-life-procreative-liberty-for-incarcerated-persons-serving-prison-sentences#comments Fri, 16 Jan 2015 10:01:19 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?guid=a947e933918b816fae26ba0c944de030 http://www.bioethics.net/2015/01/in-for-life-procreative-liberty-for-incarcerated-persons-serving-prison-sentences/feed/ 0 Should We License Parents? http://www.amc.edu/BioethicsBlog/post.cfm/should-we-license-parents http://www.amc.edu/BioethicsBlog/post.cfm/should-we-license-parents#comments Tue, 06 Jan 2015 08:01:54 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?guid=fb4bbe8687b25cfe6a9115c0fad1a828 http://www.bioethics.net/2015/01/should-we-license-parents/feed/ 0 California study finds abortion complications very rare http://www.bioethics.net/news/california-study-finds-abortion-complications-very-rare/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/california-study-finds-abortion-complications-very-rare/#comments Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:24:58 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=53356 http://www.bioethics.net/news/california-study-finds-abortion-complications-very-rare/feed/ 0 No increase in risky sexual activity with HPV vaccine http://www.bioethics.net/news/no-increase-in-risky-sexual-activity-with-hpv-vaccine/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/no-increase-in-risky-sexual-activity-with-hpv-vaccine/#comments Mon, 08 Dec 2014 22:55:55 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=53334 http://www.bioethics.net/news/no-increase-in-risky-sexual-activity-with-hpv-vaccine/feed/ 0 Male circumcision benefits outweigh risks, U.S. CDC says http://www.bioethics.net/news/male-circumcision-benefits-outweigh-risks-u-s-cdc-says/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/male-circumcision-benefits-outweigh-risks-u-s-cdc-says/#comments Wed, 03 Dec 2014 20:16:31 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=53244 http://www.bioethics.net/news/male-circumcision-benefits-outweigh-risks-u-s-cdc-says/feed/ 0 In Senegal, women kill own babies due to strict abortion laws http://www.bioethics.net/news/in-senegal-women-kill-own-babies-due-to-strict-abortion-laws/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/in-senegal-women-kill-own-babies-due-to-strict-abortion-laws/#comments Tue, 02 Dec 2014 20:13:29 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=53242 http://www.bioethics.net/news/in-senegal-women-kill-own-babies-due-to-strict-abortion-laws/feed/ 0 The Ethics of Uterus Transplantation http://www.amc.edu/BioethicsBlog/post.cfm/the-ethics-of-uterus-transplantation http://www.amc.edu/BioethicsBlog/post.cfm/the-ethics-of-uterus-transplantation#comments Thu, 20 Nov 2014 03:11:10 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?guid=3d30036279e191ee0c0a8311c3b05101 http://www.bioethics.net/2014/11/the-ethics-of-uterus-transplantation/feed/ 0 The New Abortion Issue: The Moral Status of Women http://www.amc.edu/BioethicsBlog/post.cfm/the-new-abortion-issue-the-moral-status-of-women http://www.amc.edu/BioethicsBlog/post.cfm/the-new-abortion-issue-the-moral-status-of-women#comments Mon, 17 Nov 2014 03:11:17 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?guid=9309a7e85ff354f60cd336c5b55e59dd http://www.bioethics.net/2014/11/the-new-abortion-issue-the-moral-status-of-women/feed/ 0 The Ethics of Sperm Freezing for Teenage Boys http://www.amc.edu/BioethicsBlog/post.cfm/the-ethics-of-sperm-freezing-for-teenage-boys http://www.amc.edu/BioethicsBlog/post.cfm/the-ethics-of-sperm-freezing-for-teenage-boys#comments Thu, 23 Oct 2014 03:10:12 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?guid=01170510534e9e7d7572504f816a4bb1 http://www.bioethics.net/2014/10/the-ethics-of-sperm-freezing-for-teenage-boys/feed/ 0 Mother of world’s first baby born after womb transplant says risk paid off http://www.bioethics.net/news/mother-of-worlds-first-baby-born-after-womb-transplant-says-risk-paid-off/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/mother-of-worlds-first-baby-born-after-womb-transplant-says-risk-paid-off/#comments Mon, 06 Oct 2014 17:11:02 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=52697 http://www.bioethics.net/news/mother-of-worlds-first-baby-born-after-womb-transplant-says-risk-paid-off/feed/ 0 El Salvador abortion ban is torture, kills women: Amnesty http://www.bioethics.net/news/el-salvador-abortion-ban-is-torture-kills-women-amnesty/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/el-salvador-abortion-ban-is-torture-kills-women-amnesty/#comments Thu, 25 Sep 2014 23:24:03 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=52615 http://www.bioethics.net/news/el-salvador-abortion-ban-is-torture-kills-women-amnesty/feed/ 0 How does the history of contraceptive responsibility shape current contraceptive coverage conversations? http://www.amc.edu/BioethicsBlog/post.cfm/how-does-the-history-of-contraceptive-responsibility-shape-current-contraceptive-coverage-conversations http://www.amc.edu/BioethicsBlog/post.cfm/how-does-the-history-of-contraceptive-responsibility-shape-current-contraceptive-coverage-conversations#comments Thu, 25 Sep 2014 03:09:14 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?guid=7438cb68e875dd29ccad00417f100f5a http://www.bioethics.net/2014/09/how-does-the-history-of-contraceptive-responsibility-shape-current-contraceptive-coverage-conversations/feed/ 0 UK opens first clinic for child victims of female genital mutilation http://www.bioethics.net/news/uk-opens-first-clinic-for-child-victims-of-female-genital-mutilation/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/uk-opens-first-clinic-for-child-victims-of-female-genital-mutilation/#comments Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:56:23 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=52595 http://www.bioethics.net/news/uk-opens-first-clinic-for-child-victims-of-female-genital-mutilation/feed/ 0 A New Study Supports Female Athletes Unfairly Excluded From Sport http://www.bioethics.net/news/a-new-study-supports-female-athletes-unfairly-excluded-from-sport/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/a-new-study-supports-female-athletes-unfairly-excluded-from-sport/#comments Mon, 15 Sep 2014 21:12:27 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=52505 http://www.bioethics.net/news/a-new-study-supports-female-athletes-unfairly-excluded-from-sport/feed/ 0 California bill would let birth certificates reflect same-sex parents http://www.bioethics.net/news/california-bill-would-let-birth-certificates-reflect-same-sex-parents/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/california-bill-would-let-birth-certificates-reflect-same-sex-parents/#comments Thu, 21 Aug 2014 19:20:34 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=52304 http://www.bioethics.net/news/california-bill-would-let-birth-certificates-reflect-same-sex-parents/feed/ 0 California lawmakers pass bill banning inmate sterilizations http://www.bioethics.net/news/california-lawmakers-pass-bill-banning-inmate-sterilizations/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/california-lawmakers-pass-bill-banning-inmate-sterilizations/#comments Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:21:30 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=52294 http://www.bioethics.net/news/california-lawmakers-pass-bill-banning-inmate-sterilizations/feed/ 0 Viagra Versus the Pill http://www.amc.edu/BioethicsBlog/post.cfm/viagra-versus-the-pill http://www.amc.edu/BioethicsBlog/post.cfm/viagra-versus-the-pill#comments Tue, 19 Aug 2014 01:08:48 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?guid=4da797be5fce6c863a9ee29b228a05de http://www.bioethics.net/2014/08/viagra-versus-the-pill/feed/ 0 New York City council speaker reveals HPV diagnosis to raise awareness http://www.bioethics.net/news/new-york-city-council-speaker-reveals-hpv-diagnosis-to-raise-awareness/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/new-york-city-council-speaker-reveals-hpv-diagnosis-to-raise-awareness/#comments Mon, 18 Aug 2014 17:44:47 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=52280 http://www.bioethics.net/news/new-york-city-council-speaker-reveals-hpv-diagnosis-to-raise-awareness/feed/ 0 Thailand stops US and Australian couples leaving with surrogate babies: advocate http://www.bioethics.net/news/thailand-stops-us-and-australian-couples-leaving-with-surrogate-babies-advocate/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/thailand-stops-us-and-australian-couples-leaving-with-surrogate-babies-advocate/#comments Fri, 15 Aug 2014 19:31:39 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=52275 http://www.bioethics.net/news/thailand-stops-us-and-australian-couples-leaving-with-surrogate-babies-advocate/feed/ 0 Pot-Smoking Mom Fights to Breastfeed. What Are the Risks? http://www.bioethics.net/news/pot-smoking-mom-fights-to-breastfeed-what-are-the-risks/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/pot-smoking-mom-fights-to-breastfeed-what-are-the-risks/#comments Thu, 14 Aug 2014 16:23:56 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=52260 http://www.bioethics.net/news/pot-smoking-mom-fights-to-breastfeed-what-are-the-risks/feed/ 0 France passes sweeping gender equality law http://www.bioethics.net/news/france-passes-sweeping-gender-equality-law/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/france-passes-sweeping-gender-equality-law/#comments Wed, 06 Aug 2014 17:56:33 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=52210 http://www.bioethics.net/news/france-passes-sweeping-gender-equality-law/feed/ 0 U.S. judge slows abortion restrictions tide by striking down Alabama law http://www.bioethics.net/news/u-s-judge-slows-abortion-restrictions-tide-by-striking-down-alabama-law/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/u-s-judge-slows-abortion-restrictions-tide-by-striking-down-alabama-law/#comments Mon, 04 Aug 2014 20:35:22 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=52198 http://www.bioethics.net/news/u-s-judge-slows-abortion-restrictions-tide-by-striking-down-alabama-law/feed/ 0 Australian couple ‘leave disabled baby with Thai surrogate’ http://www.bioethics.net/news/australian-couple-leave-disabled-baby-with-thai-surrogate/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/australian-couple-leave-disabled-baby-with-thai-surrogate/#comments Mon, 04 Aug 2014 20:32:35 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=52197 http://www.bioethics.net/news/australian-couple-leave-disabled-baby-with-thai-surrogate/feed/ 0 Remote Control Birth Control http://www.amc.edu/BioethicsBlog/post.cfm/remote-control-birth-control http://www.amc.edu/BioethicsBlog/post.cfm/remote-control-birth-control#comments Tue, 29 Jul 2014 03:07:47 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?guid=b5e6d10a1c5d17a0bcac0b6fce20cf0f http://www.bioethics.net/2014/07/remote-control-birth-control/feed/ 0 Pregnancy doesn’t drive women doctors out of surgical training http://www.bioethics.net/news/pregnancy-doesnt-drive-women-doctors-out-of-surgical-training/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/pregnancy-doesnt-drive-women-doctors-out-of-surgical-training/#comments Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:23:15 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=52111 http://www.bioethics.net/news/pregnancy-doesnt-drive-women-doctors-out-of-surgical-training/feed/ 0 China approves DNA-sequencing devices to detect genetic defects in unborn babies http://www.bioethics.net/news/china-approves-dna-sequencing-devices-to-detect-genetic-defects-in-unborn-babies/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/china-approves-dna-sequencing-devices-to-detect-genetic-defects-in-unborn-babies/#comments Tue, 15 Jul 2014 18:39:23 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=52045 http://www.bioethics.net/news/china-approves-dna-sequencing-devices-to-detect-genetic-defects-in-unborn-babies/feed/ 0 The Brave New World of Three-Parent I.V.F. http://www.bioethics.net/news/the-brave-new-world-of-three-parent-i-v-f/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/the-brave-new-world-of-three-parent-i-v-f/#comments Thu, 10 Jul 2014 20:03:21 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=52020 http://www.bioethics.net/news/the-brave-new-world-of-three-parent-i-v-f/feed/ 0 U.S. Democrats aim to turn contraception into campaign drive http://www.bioethics.net/news/u-s-democrats-aim-to-turn-contraception-into-campaign-drive/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/u-s-democrats-aim-to-turn-contraception-into-campaign-drive/#comments Tue, 08 Jul 2014 21:15:24 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=52007 http://www.bioethics.net/news/u-s-democrats-aim-to-turn-contraception-into-campaign-drive/feed/ 0 Therapeutic, Prophylactic, Untoward, and Contraceptive Effects of Combined Oral Contraceptives: Catholic Teaching, Natural Law, and the Principle of Double Effect When Deciding to Prescribe and Use http://www.bioethics.net/articles/therapeutic-prophylactic-untoward-and-contraceptive-effects-of-combined-oral-contraceptives-catholic-teaching-natural-law-and-the-principle-of-double-effect-when-deciding-to-prescribe-and-use/ http://www.bioethics.net/articles/therapeutic-prophylactic-untoward-and-contraceptive-effects-of-combined-oral-contraceptives-catholic-teaching-natural-law-and-the-principle-of-double-effect-when-deciding-to-prescribe-and-use/#comments Tue, 01 Jul 2014 19:56:18 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=articles&p=52017 http://www.bioethics.net/articles/therapeutic-prophylactic-untoward-and-contraceptive-effects-of-combined-oral-contraceptives-catholic-teaching-natural-law-and-the-principle-of-double-effect-when-deciding-to-prescribe-and-use/feed/ 0 Doctors Are Examining Your Genitals for No Reason http://www.bioethics.net/news/doctors-are-examining-your-genitals-for-no-reason/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/doctors-are-examining-your-genitals-for-no-reason/#comments Tue, 01 Jul 2014 17:35:38 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=51981 http://www.bioethics.net/news/doctors-are-examining-your-genitals-for-no-reason/feed/ 0 Insurance Coverage for Oncofertility: Concerns about Socioeconomic Disparities http://www.amc.edu/BioethicsBlog/post.cfm/insurance-coverage-for-oncofertility-concerns-about-socioeconomic-disparities http://www.amc.edu/BioethicsBlog/post.cfm/insurance-coverage-for-oncofertility-concerns-about-socioeconomic-disparities#comments Mon, 16 Jun 2014 03:06:50 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?guid=cf7fdc8bdaf3c37e5e7ef4511b18149b http://www.bioethics.net/2014/06/insurance-coverage-for-oncofertility-concerns-about-socioeconomic-disparities/feed/ 0 Placentas: Food for Thought. http://www.amc.edu/BioethicsBlog/post.cfm/placentas-food-for-thought 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Girl meets boy. Girl and boy fall in love (or at least into like and lust). Girl receives cancer diagnosis. Girl and boy make some frozen embryos. Girl goes into remission. Girl and boy break up via text message. Girl wants to gestate the embryos. Boy does not want to be a father.

The above story is the series of events that led to a courtroom in Illinois earlier this month. Dr. Karla Dunston is the woman who as a result of her cancer treatment cannot have a child other than with the frozen embryos.…

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High cholesterol levels may make it harder to get pregnant http://www.bioethics.net/news/high-cholesterol-levels-may-make-it-harder-to-get-pregnant/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/high-cholesterol-levels-may-make-it-harder-to-get-pregnant/#comments Wed, 21 May 2014 19:10:40 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=51628 http://www.bioethics.net/news/high-cholesterol-levels-may-make-it-harder-to-get-pregnant/feed/ 0