Bioethics Pundit

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November 15, 2022

Amazon Clinic launches as a message-based virtual care service

(The Verge) – Amazon has launched Amazon Clinic, a message-based online healthcare service that offers treatments for over 20 “common health conditions” such as allergies, dandruff, hair loss, birth control, erectile dysfunction, and acne. Amazon Clinic requires customers to select the … Read More

November 14, 2022

Scientists Taught an AI to ‘Sleep’ So That It Doesn’t Forget What It Learned, Like a Person

(Motherboard) – Chief nourisher in life’s feast, all living beings need to sleep. Without it, humans can become forgetful, hallucinate, and even experience various physical and psychological problems. But new research published in the journal PLOS Computational Biology suggests that future AIs could … Read More

January 21, 2015

A Woman Told How She Woke Up from an Operation to Discover That Both Her Fallopian Tubes Had Been “Clipped” without Her Consent

(Irish Independent) – A Medical Council fitness to practice inquiry heard that consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist Declan Egan told her: “What did you want me to do, stitch it back up, wake you up and ask for your permission?” Dr … Read More