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Bioethics Without Roe

May 12th, 2022|0 Comments

The 1973 Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade has played a subtle but critical role in the history of bioethics in America. The finding of a constitutional right to abortion coincided with the first several years [...]

The mists lift over a post-Roe landscape

May 10th, 2022|0 Comments

This week the online magazine Politico published a leaked draft opinion from the US Supreme Court which would overturn Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision which framed abortion as a constitution right. It’s obviously the biggest bioethics story [...]

What is the BA.2 or “stealth” Omicron subvariant?

April 20th, 2022|0 Comments

The World Health Organization (WHO) is currently monitoring the original Omicron variant, BA.1, along with several additional subvariants BA.1.1, BA.2 and BA.3. The subvariant BA.2 has been referred to as “stealth” Omicron because it has genetic [...]

Medical neutrality must be observed in Ukraine

April 20th, 2022|0 Comments

The World Medical Association (WMA) and the Standing Committee of European Doctors (CPME) express deep concern about the conflict in Ukraine initiated by the Russian Federation and strongly stress that the international principle of medical [...]