Last article of section "Bioethics"
Aging and Disability was the topic of the 20th General Assembly of the Pontifical Academy for Life held last week in Rome. With the advance of medical technology, there is a longer life expectancy worldwide. Along with increased lifespan, there will also be greater number of elderly with some sort of disability....read more
Articles from section "Bioethics"
On August 28 the European Court of Human Rights declared that access to pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) must be allowed. The court decision dealt with Law 40/2004 on assisted …read more
Primum non nocere. First do no harm. This edict has been part of medical ethics since the time of the ancient Greek physician, Hippocrates, in the fifth century B.C. It is found in the …read more
By Junno Arocho The National Catholic Bioethics Center (NCBC), a research center whose mission is to promote the dignity of the human person, published a set of guidelines aimed to help …read more
Here is a question on bioethics asked by a ZENIT reader and answered by the fellows of the Culture of Life Foundation. Q: I am a theology teacher in an all-boys Catholic high school in New …read more