Bioetikos naujienos

Designer babies: an ethical horror waiting to happen?

Nearly 40 years since the first ‘test-tube baby’, how close are we to editing out all of our genetic imperfections – and should we even try to do so?

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Woman has baby using ovary frozen in childhood

A woman has given birth in London after doctors restored her fertility using frozen ovarian tissue removed when she was a young child.

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Nobelio premijos vertas Virginijaus Šikšnio atradimas gali padėti įveikti ŽIV ir „nepagydomas“ ligas

Vilniaus universiteto Biotechnologijos instituto biochemiko dr. Virginijaus Šikšnio vadovaujamos komandos atrastas genomo redagavimo įrankis CRISPR/Cas9 jau dabar keičia mediciną ir žemės ūkį. Ateityje ši technologija gali padėti įveikti ŽIV ir ligas, apie kurių išgydymą anksčiau nė nebūtume pasvajoję.

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‘They tried to sell us a baby over dinner’

When journalist Gianna Toboni traveled to India to explore the country’s rapidly growing, yet unregulated, gestational surrogacy industry for HBO documentary series Vice, she didn’t anticipate ‘how dark’ the story would get.

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Man in the Netherlands euthanised due to his alcohol addiction

A man in the Netherlands has been allowed to die because he could no longer carry on living as an alcoholic.

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How Judaism’s definition of death can boost organ donations

When Robert Berman, an Orthodox Jew from the US, settled in Jerusalem, he was not prepared for the strong resistance to his argument for organ donation from some sections of the society.

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Missouri appeals court rules frozen pre-embryos are marital property

The Court of Appeals of Missouri ruled [opinion] Tuesday that frozen pre-embryos, fertilized eggs that are not implanted in the uterus, are legally classified as marital property, and the consent of both parties is required before the pre-embryos can be implanted.

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Transgender Person Freezes Eggs In Hopes Of Being Dad Someday

She was born a boy in the body of a girl.  A refugee fled to the United States to change her gender to male. But should that mean abandoning the idea of having a baby someday?

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CRISPR gene-editing tested in a person for the first time

A Chinese group has become the first to inject a person with cells that contain genes edited using the revolutionary CRISPR–Cas9 technique.

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Terminally ill teen won historic ruling to preserve body

A 14-year-old girl who wanted her body to be preserved, in case she could be cured in the future, won a historic legal fight shortly before her death.

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