October 21, 2008
A New Issue of NanoEthics is Now Available
NanoEthics (Volume 2, Number 2, August 2008) is now available by subscription only.
“Ethics and Nanotechnology: Views of Nanotechnology Researchers” by Robert McGinn, 101-131
“Visions of Brazilian Scientists on Nanosciences and Nanotechnologies” by Noela Invernizzi, 133-148
“Ethics of Risk Analysis and Regulatory Review: From Bio- to Nanotechnology” by Jennifer Kuzma and John C. Besley, 149-162
“An Ethical Argument in Favor of Nano-enabled Diagnostics in Livestock Disease Control” by Johan Evers, Stefan Aerts and Johan De Tavernier, 163-178
“Governing Nanotechnologies: Weaving New Regulatory Webs or Patching Up the Old?” by Diana M. Bowman, 179-181
“Nanoregulation—Filtering Out the Small Stuff” by Karinne Ludlow, 183-191
“A Big Regulatory Tool-Box for a Small Technology” by Diana M. Bowman and Graeme A. Hodge, 193-207
A New Issue of BioSocieties is Now Available
BioSocieties (Volume 3 Issue 03, September 2008) is now available by subscription only.
“Catastrophe, Caregiving and Today’s Biomedicine” by Arthur Kleinman and Bridget Hanna, 287-301
“Visions and Challenges in Redesigning Life” by Filippa Lentzos, Gaymon Bennett, Jef Boeke, Drew Endy and Paul Rabinow, 311-323
“Fieldwork on Another Planet: Social Science Perspectives on the Autism Spectrum” by Chloe Silverman, 325-341
A New Issue of Cell Stem Cell is Now Available
Cell Stem Cell (Volume 3, Issue 3. September 2008) is now available by subscription only.
“Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells and Human Disease” by Alan Colman, 236
“How to Determine Whether Existing Human Embryonic Stem Cell Lines Can Be Used Ethically” by Jeremy Sugarman and Andrew Siegel, 238
“A Drug-Inducible System for Direct Reprogramming of Human Somatic Cells to Pluripotency” by Dirk Hockemeyer, Frank Soldner, Elizabeth G. Cook, Qing Gao, Maisam Mitalipova, and Rudolf Jaenisch, 346
A New Issue of The Journal of the American Medical Association is Now Available
JAMA (Vol. 300 No. 10, September 2008) is now available by subscription only.
“Characteristics and Career Intentions of the Emerging MD/PhD Workforce” by Dorothy A. Andriole; Alison J. Whelan; Donna B. Jeffe, 1165-1173
“Medical Education in the United States: The Need of a Uniform Standard.” 1244
“Dark Medicine: Rationalizing Unethical Medical Research” by Preeti N. Malani, 1217-1218
October 18, 2008
A New Issue of Bioethics is Now Available
Bioethics (Volume 22, Issue 8, October 2008) is now available by subscription only.
“AIDS – NEW ETHICAL CHALLENGES” by UDO SCHUKLENK, ii-ii
“DEAF BY DESIGN: DISABILITY AND IMPARTIALITY” by DAVID SHAW, 407-413
“ETHICAL REVIEW ISSUES IN COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH BETWEEN US AND LOW – MIDDLE INCOME COUNTRY PARTNERS: A CASE EXAMPLE” by SCOTT MCINTOSH, ESSIE SIERRA, ANN DOZIER, SERGIO DIAZ, ZAHIRA QUIÑONES, ARON PRIMACK, GARY CHADWICK, DEBORAH J. OSSIP-KLEIN, 414-422
“ADVANCING AN ADVANCE DIRECTIVE DEBATE” by CHRISTOPHER BUFORD, 423-430
“HEALTH DISPARITIES AND AUTONOMY” by ANDREW COURTWRIGHT, 431-439
“ALTERNATIVE CONSENT MODELS FOR BIOBANKS: THE NEW SPANISH LAW ON BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH” by ANTONIO CASADO DA ROCHA, JOSÉ ANTONIO SEOANE, 440-447
“BIOETHICS IN CHINA” by EN-CHANG LI, 448-454
“NON-THERAPEUTIC MODIFICATION AND SELF-INTEREST: REPLY TO SCHRAMME” by BENJAMIN L. CURTIS, 455-456
A New Issue of America Journal of Transplantation is Now Available
American Journal of Transplantation (Volume 8, Issue 9, September 2008) is now available by subscription only.
“Ethics Committee Oversight of Living Related Donor Kidney Transplantation in China” by D. W. Hanto, 1765-1766
“Design and Analysis of Clinical Trials in Transplantation: Principles and Pitfalls” by J. D. Schold, B. Kaplan, 1779-1785
“Ensuring the Safety of Living Kidney Donors and Recipients in China Through Ethics Committee Oversight: An Early Experience” by Z. Lei, M. Lulin, W. Guoliang, H. Xiaofei, 1840-1843
“Will Transplant Tourism Erode the Surgical Skills of Transplant Surgeons in Israel?” by N. Onaca, 1963-1963
October 8, 2008
A New Issue of The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics is Now Available
The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics (Volume 36, Issue 3, September 2008) is now available by subscription only.
“Genotyping the Future: Scientists’ Expectations about Race/ Ethnicity after BiDil” by Richard Tutton, Andrew Smart, Paul A. Martin, Richard Ashcroft, George T. H. Ellison, 464-470
“Mustard Gas and American Race-Based Human Experimentation in World War II” by Susan L. Smith, 517-521
“Human Subjects Protections in Biomedical Enhancement Research: Assessing Risk and Benefit and Obtaining Informed Consent” by Maxwell J. Mehlman, Jessica W. Berg, 546-549
“Research on Medical Records Without Informed Consent” by Franklin G. Miller, 560-566
“Currents in Contemporary Ethics” by Perry W. Payne Jr., 585-588
A New Issue of Developing World Bioethics is Now Available
Developing World Bioethics (Volume 8, Issue 2, August 2008) is now available by subscription only.
“ETHICS BEYOND BORDERS: HOW HEALTH PROFESSIONALS EXPERIENCE ETHICS IN HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE AND DEVELOPMENT WORK” by MATTHEW R. HUNT, 59-69
“GLOBAL BIOETHICS: UTOPIA OR REALITY?” by SIRKKU K. HELLSTEN, 70-81
“PHARMACOGENETICS, RACE AND GLOBAL INJUSTICE1″ by SØREN HOLM, 82-88
“ETHICS OF MANDATORY PREMARITAL HIV TESTING IN AFRICA: THE CASE OF GOMA, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO” by STUART RENNIE, BAVON MUPENDA, 126-137
“Global Pharmaceuticals: Ethics, Markets, Practices – Edited by Adriana Petryna, Andrew Lakoff and Arthur Kleinman” by ALBERT MOSLEY, 162-164
“Ethical Issues in International Biomedical Research: A Casebook – Edited by James V. Lavery, Christine Grady, Elizabeth R. Wahl and Ezekiel J. Emanuel” by JOHN R. WILLIAMS, 164-165
October 3, 2008
A New Issue of American Journal of Transplantation is Now Available
American Journal of Transplantation (Volume 8, Issue 7, July 2008) is now available.
“The AJT Report : News and issues that affect organ and tissue transplantation” by SUE PONDROM, 1357-1358
“Who Cares? A Lesson from Pakistan on the Health of Living Donors” by G. M. Danovitch, 1361-1362
“Regulatory Face-Off: What Agency Should Oversee Face Transplants?” by A. K. Glazier, 1393-1395
“The Association of State and National Legislation with Living Kidney Donation Rates in the United States: A National Study” by L. E. Boulware, M. U. Troll, L. C. Plantinga, N. R. Powe, 1451-1470
October 2, 2008
A New Issue of Aging Cell is Now Available
Aging Cell (Volume 7, Issue 4, 2008) is now available by subscription only.
“Stem Cell Review Series: Role of neurogenesis in age-related memory disorders” by Elodie Drapeau, Djoher Nora Abrous, 569-589
“Stem Cell Review Series: Aging of the skeletal muscle stem cell niche” by Suchitra D. Gopinath, Thomas A. Rando, 590-598
“Stem Cell Review Series: Regulating highly potent stem cells in aging: environmental influences on plasticity” by Jay M. Edelberg, Victoria L. T. Ballard, 599-604
October 1, 2008
A New Issue of Journal of Applied Philosophy is Now Available
Journal of Applied Philosophy (Volume 25, Issue 3, August 2008) is now available by subscription only.
“The Ethics of Enhancement” by S. MATTHEW LIAO, JULIAN SAVULESCU, DAVID WASSERMAN, 159-161
“The Perils of Cognitive Enhancement and the Urgent Imperative to Enhance the Moral Character of Humanity” by INGMAR PERSSON, JULIAN SAVULESCU, 162-177
“Issues in the Pharmacological Induction of Emotions” by DAVID WASSERMAN, S. MATTHEW LIAO, 178-192
“Is Living Longer Living Better?” by LARRY S. TEMKIN, 193-210
“Life Extension versus Replacement” by GUSTAF ARRHENIUS, 211-227
“Moral Enhancement” by THOMAS DOUGLAS, 228-245
A New Issue of Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics is Now Available
Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics (Volume 17, Issue 04, October 2008) is now available by subscription only.
“Bioethics, Business Ethics, and Science: Bioinformatics and the Future of Healthcare” by KENNETH W. GOODMAN and ANITA CAVA, 361-372
“Privacy Issues in Clinical Genomic Medicine, or Marcus Welby, M.D., Meets the $1000 Genome” by SHERI ALPERT, 373-384
‘“The Cure Is in Hand”? The Brave New World of Handheld Computers in Medicine” by KENNETH DE VILLE, 385-400
“Ethical Challenges of Telemedicine and Telehealth” by BONNIE KAPLAN and SERGIO LITEWKA, 401-416
“An Analysis of Factors Underlying E-Health Disparities” by CYNTHIA BAUR, 417-428
“Organizational Repertoires and Rites in Health Information Security” by TED COOPER, JEFF COLLMANN and HENRY NEIDERMEIER, 441-452
“Net Effect: Professional and Ethical Challenges of Medicine Online” by ARTHUR R. DERSE and TRACY E. MILLER, 453-464
“Pandemic Flu Planning in the Community: What Can Clinical Ethicists Bring to the Public Health Table?” by NANCY BERLINGER and JACOB MOSES, 468-470
“Deception and the Principle of Double Effect” by AMNON GOLDWORTH, 471-472
September 8, 2008
A New Issue of Cell Stem Cell is Now Available
Cell Stem Cell (Volume 3, Issue 2, August 2008) is now available by subscription only.
“Genetic Modification-free Reprogramming to Induced Pluripotent Cells: Fantasy or Reality?” by Takashi Tada, 121
“Uncapping the Potential of Renal Stem Cells” by Susan E. Quaggin, 123
“New Opportunities: The Use of Nanotechnologies to Manipulate and Track Stem Cells” by Lino Ferreira, Jeffrey M. Karp, Luis Nobre, and Robert Langer, 136
“Cancer and Stem Cell Biology: How Tightly Intertwined?” by Carla F. Kim and Peter B. Dirks, 147
A New Issue of The American Journal of Bioethics is Now Available
The American Journal of Bioethics (Volume 8, Issue 6, 2008) is now available by subscription only.
“Ask Your Doctor If This Genetic Test Is Right for You” by Howard Brody, 1-2
“Direct to Confusion: Lessons Learned from Marketing BRCA Testing” by Ellen Matloff; Arthur Caplan, 5 – 8
“Why John Stuart Mill Would Support Restriction on DTC Marketing of Genetic Tests” by Joan L. McGregor, 9 – 10
“DTC Marketing of Genetic Tests: The Perfect Storm” by Audrey Chapman, 10 – 12
“Genetic Testing for Vulnerable Populations: What Kinds of Communication We Need and Do Not Need” by Dean Schillinger; Daniel Dohan, 12 – 14
“DTC Genetic Services: A Look Across the Pond” by Pascal Borry; Heidi Howard, 14 – 16
“Consumer Alert: Ethical Issues Raised By the Sale of Genetic Tests Directly to Consumers” by Katherine Wasson, 16 – 18
“Using Lessons Learned From BRCA Testing and Marketing: What Lies Ahead for Whole Genome Scanning Services” by Michelle L. McGowan; Jennifer R. Fishman, 18 – 20
“Some Perils of “Waiting to Be Born”: Fertility Preservation in Girls Facing Certain Treatments for Cancer” by Cynthia B. Cohen, 30 – 32
“Freezing Eggs for Lifestyle Reasons” by Julian Savulescu; Imogen Goold, 32 – 35
“Justifying a Presumption of Restraint in Animal Biotechnology Research” by Autumn Fiester, 36 – 44
“Animal Biotechnology and the Non-Identity Problem” by Robert Streiffer, 47 – 48
“Animal Biotechnology: How Not to Presume” by Paul B. Thompson, 49 – 50
“Review of C. B. Mitchell, E. D. Pellegrino, J. B. Elshtain, J. F. Kilner, and S. B. Rae. Biotechnology and the Human Good.” by Lauris Christopher Kaldjian, 55 – 56
August 1, 2008
A New Issue of Health & Human Rights is Now Available
Health & Human Rights an International Journal is now available.
“Challenging orthodoxies: The road ahead for health and human rights” by Paul Farmer
“Excluding the poor from accessing biomedical literature: A rights violation that impedes global health” by Gavin Yamey
“Will we take suffering seriously? Reflections on what applying a human rights framework to health means and why we should care” by Alicia Ely Yamin
“What is a human-rights based approach to health and does it matter?” by Leslie London
“Heath systems and the right to the highest attainable standard of health” by Paul Hunt, Gunilla Backman
“A human rights approach to quality of life and health: Applications to public health programming” by Armando De Negri Filho
“From market competition to solidarity? Assessing the prospects of US health care reform plans from a human rights perspective” by Anja Rudiger
July 12, 2008
A New Issue of Journal of Bioethical Inquiry is Now Available
Journal of Bioethical Inquiry is now available by subscription only.
“The Biopolitics of Bioethics and Disability” by Shelley Tremain, 101-106
“Bioethics and Disability Rights: Conflicting Values and Perspectives” by Ron Amundson and Shari Tresky, 111-123
“‘You Say You’re Happy, but…’: Contested Quality of Life Judgments in Bioethics and Disability Studies” by Sara Goering, 125-135
“At the Margins of Moral Personhood” by Eva Feder Kittay, 137-156
“Criticizing and Reforming Segregated Facilities for Persons with Disabilities” by Adrienne Asch, Jeffrey Blustein and David T. Wasserman, 157-167
“Mind the Gaps: Intersex and (Re-productive) Spaces in Disability Studies and Bioethics” by M. Morgan Holmes, 169-181
“Dis-orienting Paraphilias? Disability, Desire, and the Question of (Bio)Ethics” by Nikki Sullivan, 183-192
“The Individualist Model of Autonomy and the Challenge of Disability” by Anita Ho, 193-207
“Deciding on Death: Conventions and Contestations in the Context of Disability” by Margrit Shildrick, 209-219
July 8, 2008
A New Issue of American Journal of Bioethics is Now Available
American Journal of Bioethics (Vol 8, Issue 4, 2008) is now available by subscription only.
“Stem Cells and Genetic Testing: The Gap Between Science and Society Widens” by Ricki Lewis, 1 – 3.
“The Challenge of Research on Ethics Education” by Jennifer C. Kesselheim; Steven Joffe, 12 – 13.
“Comforting Presence: The Role of Nurses and Social Workers in Clinical Ethics” by A. Jotkowitz; B. Gesundheit, 14 – 15.
“Seeking Proof Where the Subject is Ill-Defined and the Outcomes Limited” by Karolyn Leslea White; Michael Carey; Ian Kerridge, 15 – 17.
“An Urgent Call for Ethics Education” by Lucia D. Wocial, 21 – 23.
“A Plea for Pragmatism in Clinical Research Ethics” by David H. Brendel; Franklin G. Miller, 24 – 31.
“Is Pragmatism Just an Apology for Unrestrained Science?” by Merle Spriggs, 39 – 41.
“Pragmatism and Virtue Ethics in Clinical Research” by Daniel Goldberg, 43 – 45.
“Ethics and Rural Healthcare: What Really Happens? What Might Help?” by Ann Freeman Cook; Helena Hoas, 52 – 56.
July 7, 2008
New Journal: The First Issue of South African Journal of Bioethics and Law is Now Available
South African Journal of Bioethics and Law (Vol 1, No. 1, 2008) is a new journal and is now available by subscription only.
“What does professionalism in health care mean in the 21st century?” by Ames Dhai, David McQuoid-Mason, 2.
“The Ethics of Professional Indemnity and Compensation” by Elizabeth Christina Meyer, 4.
“An introduction to aspects of health law: bioethical principles, human rights and the law” by David Jan McQuoid-Mason, 7.
“Confinement in the management of drug-resistant TB: The unsavoury prospect of balancing individual human rights and the public good” by Leslie London, 11.
“The bioethical relevance of the ethics of healthcare organisations” by Willem Adolf Landman, 20.
“Withholding and withdrawing treatment: practical applications of ethical principles in end-of-life care” by Liz Gwyther, 24.
“Informed Consent - 2008″ by Ames Dhai, 27.
A New Issue of Archives of Internal Medicine is Now Available
Archives of Internal Medicine (Vol. 168, No. 119, June 2008) is now available by subscription only.
“Improving Care Quality and Reducing Disparities: Physicians’ Roles” by Carolyn Clancy, 1135-1136.
“Physician Performance and Racial Disparities in Diabetes Mellitus Care” by Thomas D. Sequist; Garrett M. Fitzmaurice; Richard Marshall; Shimon Shaykevich; Dana Gelb Safran; John Z. Ayanian, 1145-1151.
“Effect of ACGME Duty Hours on Attending Physician Teaching and Satisfaction” by Vineet Arora; David Meltzer, 1226-1228.
A New Issue of Pediatric Transplantation is Now Available
Pediatric Transplantation (OnlineEarly) is now available by subscription only.
“Umbilical cord-blood transplantations from unrelated donors in patients with inherited metabolic diseases: Single-institute experience” by Sadao Tokimasa, Hideaki Ohta, Sachiko Takizawa, Shigenori Kusuki, Yoshiko Hashii, Norio Sakai, Masako Taniike, Keiichi Ozono, Junichi Hara, Jan 8 2008.
“Ethics of using a bone marrow donor with Klinefelter syndrome” by Margaret M. McGovern, Rosamond Rhodes, Jun 4 2008.
“Preservation of organs from brain dead donors with hyperbaric oxygen” by Benan Bayrakci, Dec 5 2007.
A New Issue of Transplant International is Now Available
Transplant International (OnlineEarly) is now available by subscription only.
“Organ donation after physician-assisted death” by Olivier Detry, Steven Laureys, Marie-Elisabeth Faymonville, Arnaud De Roover, Jean-Paul Squifflet, Maurice Lamy, Michel Meurisse, Jun 5 2008.