Welcome to corethics. We are an organisation that focuses on the ethical dilemmas surrounding human reproduction, particularly the new technologies of assisted conception. We aim to bring about democratic reform to the legislation controlling these practices by encouraging the broader participation of philosophers, theologians and social scientists. Absolute respect for the human embryo is our central tenet.
BBC Sunday Morning last addressed questions relating to IVF and Fertility http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b091pgzj The discussion can be picked up at 39.48 minutes in. Following the news of major cutbacks on NHS IVF provision in 13 areas of the UK (https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/aug/06/ivf-cut-back-in-13-areas-of-england-in-bid-to-save-money-new-data-shows ) it was hoped that the issues surrounding these decisions would have been addressed […]
Worrying news is circulating worldwide concerning US claims to have ‘edited’ the genome of the human embryo to remove genetic mutations related to heart disease. https://www.nature.com/news/crispr-fixes-disease-gene-in-viable-human-embryos-1.22382 The controversial research, relying on manipulation of the delicate human genome, has not so far moved outside first steps in the laboratory so no manipulated embryos have […]
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Important Update on Milan Conference: 28 September 2017 VIEW FLYER An important reminder about this forthcoming conference. Although the event is free it is still necessary to book a place if you wish to attend as space is limited. Please send your full name (and academic position if appropriate) to confirm your place at the conference to: […]
By Laura Gotti Tedeschi Obstetrician Michel Odent, who has been in charge of about 15,000 hospital births in France, warns on the New […]
A new study has come out that highlights the negative feelings women have after a pregnancy that ends in stillbirth or neonatal […]