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Contested embryonic culture in Japan--public discussion, and human embryonic stem cell research in an aging welfare society.
This article explores the reasons for the lack of a broad discussion on bioethical regulation of human embryonic stem cell research (hESR) in Japan and asks why scientists experience difficulties accessing resources for ...
. = La investigación en materia de terapia celular como objeto de intervención administrativa. Qué hay que hacer para investigar en España con células troncales de origen embrionario?
The intervention of the government in the field of research in cell therapy is a reality in all countries of our environment. Such intervention is determined by many factors. We can emphasize the protection of human life ...
Mandatory versus voluntary consent for newborn screening?
Virtually every infant in the United States undergoes a heel stick within the first week of life to test for a variety of metabolic, endocrine, and hematological conditions as part of state-run universal newborn screening ...
Anti-stigmatization and ethical perspectives on mental illness and genetic technologies
People with mental illness suffer from their disorder as well as from social stigma. This paper explores the bio-psycho-social reasons that underlie human stigma and proposes potential anti-stigmatization strategies. ...
Whole-genome association studies for multigenic diseases: ethical dilemmas arising from commercialization--the case of genetic testing for autism.
This paper examines some ethical issues arising from whole-genome association studies for multigenic diseases, focusing on the case of autism. Events occurring following the announcement of a genetic test for autism in ...
Genetic counselling as care of the self.
Genetic counselling has frequently been described as a disciplinary practice, with the goal of 'risk reduction'. In this article another dimension to genetic counselling is considered through the Foucauldian theorization ...