Medical Ethics

‘Anything Goes’ Reproduction Gathers Steam 

By Wesley J. Smith  Editor’s note. This is excerpted from a post at National Review Online Medicine isn’t just about… Read More

4 weeks ago

Ethical perils lie ahead after the creation of ‘synthetic embryos’

Israeli scientists have succeeded in creating and growing mice embryos outside a womb By Michael Cook Israeli scientists have created the… Read More

1 month ago

‘Futile Care’ Attempt to Force Covid Patient Off Life Support

 By Wesley J. Smith  “Futile care” is a pronounced threat to patient autonomy and the equality of all human life.… Read More

8 months ago

Man who stabbed pregnant woman won’t be prosecuted for death of her unborn baby

By Right to Life UK A man who stabbed a pregnant woman multiple times in Belgium will not be prosecuted… Read More

1 year ago

Science moves another step closer to human ‘hatcheries’

Scientists acknowledge the ethical problems -- and then ignore them  By Michael Cook  The Central London Hatchery and Conditioning Centre,… Read More

2 years ago

The Divisions in Medical Ethics Could Cost Your or a Loved One’s Life!

By Nancy Valko I wanted to be a nurse since I was 5. I was drawn to nursing not only… Read More

2 years ago

Roe v. Wade’s disastrous impact on medical ethics

By Nancy Valko Most people volunteer for the pro-life movement. I consider myself a draftee. For me, there was no… Read More

3 years ago

Healing, not Enhancing: Drawing Lines in Medical Ethics

By John Stonestreet with Roberto Rivera In the 1976 made-for-television movie, “The Boy in the Plastic Bubble,” a then-unknown John… Read More

3 years ago

Back to the source: the Hippocratic Oath re-examined

By Michael Cook Big Stock Photo Over the centuries the Hippocratic Oath has expressed the ideals of the medical profession,… Read More

4 years ago

Never ethical or lawful to withdraw treatment from patients with a persistent disorder of consciousness, British Law professor says

By Xavier Symons There has been significant debate in recent years about the ethics of withdrawing life-sustaining treatment from patients… Read More

4 years ago

Scientific experts tell House subcommittee there are many proven alternatives to using tissue from aborted babies for research

By Dave Andrusko A congressional subcommittee heard testimony today from three experts on the now-more-important-than-ever issue of ethical alternatives to… Read More

4 years ago

How medical residents wrested their consciences into submission

By Dave Andrusko Sarah Terzo’s except from an academic study posted elsewhere today inspired me to revisit the personal stories… Read More

4 years ago