January 25, 2019

Americans Heading to Mexico for Surgeries Returning with Deadly Antibiotic-Resistant Superbug, Health Officials Say

(Newsweek) – Americans traveling to Mexico for cheap surgeries have returned to the country with deadly antibiotic-resistant superbugs, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. U.S. residents who traveled to and had gotten “an invasive medical procedure … Read More

February 14, 2018

Japanese Lawmakers Push for Legislation to Ban Medical Tourism to China for Organ Transplants

(The Epoch Times) – Japanese lawmakers expressed their commitment to passing comprehensive legislation prohibiting organ transplant tourism during a recent meeting at the National Diet. On Jan. 23, a panel on “medical genocide” was held at the National Diet building … Read More

January 2, 2018

A New Edition of The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy Is Now Available

The Journal of Medicine & Philosophy (vol. 42, no. 6, 2017) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “Reassessing the Likely Harms to Kidney Vendors in Regulated Organ Markets” by Luke Semrau “The Ethics of Organ Tourism: Role Morality … Read More