News tagged with ethics
(Medical Xpress) -- A new study presented at the British Science Festival by Professor Heidi Johansen-Berg from the University of Oxford shows that the application of small electrical currents to specific parts ...
Neuroscience Sep 21, 2011 | 4.6 / 5 (8) | 7 |
For the first time ever, stem cells from umbilical cords have been converted into other types of cells, which may eventually lead to new treatment options for spinal cord injuries and multiple sclerosis, among other nervous ...
Neuroscience Jan 17, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (7) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Doctors may have a leg up on baldness: Transplanting hair from a patient's legs to his head for what may be a more natural look.
Medical research Feb 22, 2012 | 4 / 5 (5) | 3
(Medical Xpress) -- Rather than ensure the proper attribution of authorship, rules set up by leading medical journals to define and credit authorship of published articles are exploited by the pharmaceutical industry in its ...
Other Aug 10, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Stanford University School of Medicine scientists have demonstrated, in a study conducted jointly with researchers at Yale University, that induced-pluripotent stem cells—the embryonic-stem-cell lookalikes whose discovery ...
Medical research Nov 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
(AP) -- British scientists say a new expert body should be formed to regulate experiments mixing animal and human DNA to make sure no medical or ethical boundaries are crossed.
Other Jul 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Commentary: Drug companies must report clinical trial results, even when they won't lead to a product
Drug companies sponsoring human trials of possible new medications have ethical responsibilities to study participants and to science to disclose the results of their clinical research -- even when product development is ...
Medications Sep 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
(AP) -- A small but growing number of teens and even younger children who think they were born the wrong sex are getting support from parents and from doctors who give them sex-changing treatments, according ...
Health Feb 20, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (3) | 4
(Medical Xpress)—Almost all of us have been tempted to lie at some point, whether about our GPA, our annual income, or our age. But what makes us actually do it?
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Research published today in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine raises further questions about a trial of HPV vaccines in India.
Other Jun 20, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 1
Parental hopes of a "miraculous intervention," prompted by deeply held religious beliefs, are leading to very sick children being subjected to futile care and needless suffering, suggests a small study in the Journal of Me ...
Health Aug 13, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 9
Doctors should be allowed to object to any procedure that conflicts with their personal, moral, or religious beliefs, reveals a survey of medical students, published in the Journal of Medical Ethics.
Other Jul 19, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 12
New research shows people with dementia who have a stroke are more likely to become disabled and not return home compared to people who didn't have dementia at the time they had a stroke. The study is published in the November ...
Neuroscience Oct 31, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Removing organs for transplant unless person explicitly opts out of donation before death not best way to address scarcity, raises sticky ethical questions.
Other Nov 29, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
A process that prompts a single gene to generate millions of supercharged stem cells, which can then turn into any kind of cell a body needs to repair itself, has been patented at the University of Central ...
Medical research Dec 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Ethics, also known as moral philosophy, is a branch of philosophy that addresses questions about morality—that is, concepts such as good and evil, right and wrong, virtue and vice, justice and crime, etc.
Major branches of ethics include:
Within each of these branches are many different schools of thought and still further sub-fields of study.
For more information about Ethics, read the full article at
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