Category Health Research

Rapid-Onset Gender Dysphoria: A Parental Epidemic?

Florence Ashley critiques newly published research on rapid-onset gender dysphoria, arguing against the thesis that it evidences a new type of gender dysphoria for trans youth.

The Horne Trial & Medicine’s Bullying Problem

Sharon Batt claims that punishing victims won’t change medicine’s pervasive culture of bullying.

An Animal Bioethicist in Seattle

Andrew Fenton voices concerns about invisible unnecessary harm to non-human animals and a cost of ethical inconsistency.

CAR-T cells: A drive to the future of cancer treatment

Conrad Fernandez describes the ethical challenges related to the use of CAR T-cell therapy for cancer patients.

Gene Therapy: A Threat to the Deaf Community?

Teresa Blankmeyer Burke considers the problematic nature of gene therapy research aimed at eliminating hereditary deafness.

Lupron: Déjà Vu All Over Again

Alice Dreger raises concerns about a pervasive pattern of non-evidence based assumptions driving practices in pediatric endocrinology.

The Nebulous Ethics of Human Germline Gene Editing

Josephine Johnston offers a secular interpretation of the ‘Playing God’ argument as it applies to human germline gene editing.