Monthly Archives: December 2015

Birth, Trauma, and Autonomy

Sylvia Burrow discusses the inadequacy of care for women during labour and childbirth.

Enacting Pharmaceutical Transparency – Who, What, How, When, & Why

Matthew Herder shares a template letter that physicians, researchers, civil society groups, investigative journalists, and others can use to gain access to unpublished pharmaceutical safety and effectiveness data.

L’euthanasie: pourquoi chercher à la cacher?

Anaïs Vallée discute des implications liées à la nouvelle loi sur l’aide médicale à mourir au Québec.

Gene editing: a chance to think about diversity

Jackie Leach Scully calls for a wide-ranging discussion of the scope and nature of human genetic variation and diversity.

About Us, Without Us: Inclusion in the Threat of Eradication

Teresa Blankmeyer Burke argues for inclusion and communication accessibility in bioethics discussions that threaten to harm the signing Deaf community.

The Human Germline Genome Editing Debate

Charis M Thompson summarizes the recent debate on human germline gene editing and calls for a broader and more inclusive public discussion.

Gene Editing: How much justice delayed or denied?

Nicholas G. Evans offers a nuanced examination of John Harris’ claims against the “unacceptable risks to future generations” associated with gene editing in human reproduction.