Tag Archives: children

Russia’s CRISPR “deaf babies”: the next genome editing frontier?

Jackie Leach Scully and Teresa Blankmeyer Burke worry about the ableist and audist assumptions hidden in this venture.

First CRISPR Babies: Where are our Ethics?

Françoise Baylis responds to the recently announced birth of the world’s first genome edited babies and raises concerns about the scientific practice and ethical accountability.

Will SickKids “do anything” to raise funds?

Anne McGuire and Michael Orsini offer a critical analysis of how the business of selling health is influenced by popular images of illness and disability that circulate in the places and spaces where care should be the primary concern.

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.

Single Women’s Reproductive Rights in China

Qian Liu explains that single women in China who are contemplating pregnancy often care more about the attitudes of their parents towards single mothers, than about the laws on assisted reproduction.

Let’s stop talking about children and exercise.

Samantha Brennan suggests shifting the dialogue about childhood fitness from exercise to daily movement.