News tagged with public policy

End 'stem cell tourism', paper says

The continued marketing and use of experimental stem cell-based interventions inside and outside the United States is problematic and unsustainable, according to a new paper by science policy and bioethics experts at Rice ...

Nov 09, 2015
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Stigma against fetal alcohol spectrum disorder

Stigma against fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD), a leading cause of developmental delay in North America, can lead to prejudice and discrimination or impact self-esteem for individuals with FASD and their families. ...

Sep 10, 2015
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German lawmakers debate assisted suicide regulation

German lawmakers are debating a range of proposals to regulate assisted suicide, an issue of particular sensitivity in a country where the last time euthanasia was part of public policy it was used by the Nazis to kill more ...

Nov 06, 2015
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