March 16, 2023

New Double Lung Transplant Technique Is Successful in Two Late-Stage Cancer Patients

(NBC News) – A novel treatment for certain late-stage lung cancers has succeeded in the first two patients to undergo the operation. Using knowledge learned during the Covid pandemic, surgeons at Northwestern Medicine in Chicago successfully performed double lung transplantations … Read More

March 1, 2023

A New Edition of Journal of Bioethical Inquiry Is Now Available

Journal of Bioethical Inquiry (vol. 18, no. 2, 2021) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “Exploitation, Criminalization, and Pecuniary Trade in the Organs of Living People” by Hugh V. McLachlan “Constitution of “The Already Dying”: The Emergence of … Read More

January 30, 2023

Autonomy to a Fault: The Confluence of Organ Donation, Euthanasia, and the Dead Donor Rule

(Bioethics) – Five countries now permit organ donation after euthanasia, on the basis of respecting donor autonomy. Some now openly consider performing euthanasia itself via organ extraction to better preserve organ viability, albeit in violation of the dead donor rule. … Read More