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.
Would-be grandmother wins right to appeal in attempt to export her deceased daughter’s eggs – Appeal Court yesterday sends case back to HFEA It is not clear who would be the biological father in the proposed IVF treatment involving frozen eggs harvested before the death of the biological mother. But it is proposed that […]
Chimeric animal/human research offends human dignity http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3626562/Scientists-let-hybrid-embryos-develop-lab-28-days-bid-solve-transplant-shortage.html Dangerous 3-parent embryo proposals use human beings as experimental subjects http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3631770/Britain-s-three-parent-baby-born-ONE-YEAR-Scientists-say-controversial-IVF-technique-ready-use.html
British scientists have the go ahead to genetically modify human embryos, experimenting on them at the earliest stages of development. After a week they have to be destroyed. Whatever has happened to respect for human life? http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-3613080/British-scientists-genetically-modify-embryos-end-year-bid-understand-women-miscarry.html
Kelly Servick explains on Science magazine (May 19 2016) why "three-parent embryo" procedure could fail: http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2016/05/why-three-parent-embryo-procedure-could-fail
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 […]