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"
By William E. May A reader from Ontario, Canada, has written to say: "I have allowed my body at death to be given to science. Is this permissible?" The short answer is "Yes," if specific …read more
Disturbing information about late-term abortions and the elimination of handicapped babies was released this week by the British government. It showed that for England and Wales there were a …read more
Political advocacy for assisted suicide in the United States dates back to the eugenics movement of the early 20th century and the failed Ohio euthanasia bill of 1906. Activists organized …read more
It's nice to know that the trusted aspirin maker, Bayer, is watching out for our daughters. The oral contraceptive producer of YAZ, Beyaz and Yasmin has been cited since 2008 by the FDA for …read more
The Pontifical Council for Culture is collaborating with a U.S. company dedicated to research on adult stem cells. The council's partnership with NeoStem was announced today in the Vatican. …read more