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UK scientists call for new GM trials

UK scientists call for new GM trials | Bioethics | Scoop.it
There should be more UK field trials and fewer EU restrictions on genetically modified (GM) crops, a report commissioned by the prime minister says.
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FDA orders genetics company 23andMe to cease marketing of screening service

FDA orders genetics company 23andMe to cease marketing of screening service | Bioethics | Scoop.it
Agency is 'concerned about the public health consequences of inaccurate results from the PGS device'
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Getting vaccinated is a civic duty, warn health experts

Getting vaccinated is a civic duty, warn health experts | Bioethics | Scoop.it
Britons should be given vaccination record cards and be advised it is their “civic duty” to get immunised, experts recommend on Tuesday, warning that increasing migration, an ageing population and the growth of antibiotic resistance is increasing...
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Openness in Animal Research

Openness in Animal Research | Bioethics | Scoop.it
The Wellcome Trust is committed to being open about what we do and we think it is important to involve the public in debates around potentially difficult issues. Nancy Lee, Senior Policy Advisor at...
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BMC Public Health | Abstract | Socio-economic inequality and HIV in South Africa

The linkage between the socio-economic inequality and HIV outcomes was analysed using data from a population-based household survey that employed multistage-stratified sampling.
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BMC Public Health | Abstract | Coverage and parental perceptions of influenza vaccination among parents of children aged 6 to 23 months in Hong Kong

The impact of influenza on young children can be severe and even fatal. Influenza vaccination (IV) has been shown to be effective in reducing complications of influenza among children.
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PEHM | Abstract | Access to nutritious food, socioeconomic individualism and public health ethics in the USA: a common good approach

PEHM | Abstract | Access to nutritious food, socioeconomic individualism and public health ethics in the USA: a common good approach | Bioethics | Scoop.it
Good nutrition plays an important role in the optimal growth, development, health and well-being of individuals in all stages of life.
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The New Face of the Stem Cell Debate | The Student Blog

The New Face of the Stem Cell Debate | The Student Blog | Bioethics | Scoop.it
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Court orders girls to have MMR

Court orders girls to have MMR | Bioethics | Scoop.it
A judge has ruled that sisters aged 15 and 11 must have the MMR vaccine even though they and their mother do not want it.
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Unfavourable results from medical trials are being withheld, MPs warn

Unfavourable results from medical trials are being withheld, MPs warn | Bioethics | Scoop.it
Practice skews information available to doctors because trials that show new drugs in best light are more likely to be published
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"Genetic Surgery" May Be Enabled by a New Technology: Scientific American

"Genetic Surgery" May Be Enabled by a New Technology: Scientific American | Bioethics | Scoop.it
Scientists launch company to develop the therapeutic potential of gene-snipping enzymes
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Canada approves production of GM salmon eggs on commercial scale

Canada approves production of GM salmon eggs on commercial scale | Bioethics | Scoop.it
• US biotechnology firm AquaBounty given green light • FDA expected to follow with decision on sale of GM salmon
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Getting vaccinated is a civic duty, warn health experts

Getting vaccinated is a civic duty, warn health experts | Bioethics | Scoop.it
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End-of-life decisions Canadians face go beyond assisted suicide debate

End-of-life decisions Canadians face go beyond assisted suicide debate | Bioethics | Scoop.it
CBC Television producer Lynn Burgess talks about some of the personal stories that make up Last Right, The National's documentary series on assisted suicide, which begins airing tonight.
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The Trouble with Biological Insurance

The Trouble with Biological Insurance | Bioethics | Scoop.it
Jennie Haw questions the marketing of private cord blood banking as Biological InsuranceTM ______________________________________________________________ The Cord Blood Bank of Canada, one of 9 pri...
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The ethics of animal tests: inside the lab where marmosets are given Parkinson's

The ethics of animal tests: inside the lab where marmosets are given Parkinson's | Bioethics | Scoop.it
As a national debate is launched on animal research, Robin McKie meets the London scientists whose work goes to the heart of an ethical controversy
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GM crops: is opposition to golden rice wicked?

GM crops: is opposition to golden rice wicked? | Bioethics | Scoop.it
UK environment secretary Owen Paterson has questioned the morality of delaying the production of genetically modified crops designed to alleviate suffering in the developing world. Is he right? With your help, Karl Mathiesen investigates.
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Book review: Rethinking Informed Consent

Book review: Rethinking Informed Consent | Bioethics | Scoop.it
I mentioned in a previous post that I was currently reading Neil Manson and Onora O'Neill's book Rethinking Informed Consent in Bioethics (Cambridge University Press, 2007). Not only did I finish i...
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