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  1. Content type: Research

    As suggested by Shook and Giordano, understanding and therefore addressing the urgent international governance issues around globalizing bio-medical/technology research and applications is limited by the perce...

    Authors: David S. Basser

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2017 12:9

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  2. Content type: Review

    This paper describes an episode in the life of the prominent plant radiation geneticist, Lewis J. Stadler (1897–1954) during which he became a target of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) concerning loy...

    Authors: Edward J. Calabrese

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2017 12:8

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  3. Content type: Research

    This article aims to contribute to a better conceptualization of pain and suffering by providing non-essential and non-naturalistic definitions of both phenomena. Contributions of classical evidence-based medi...

    Authors: Noelia Bueno-Gómez

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2017 12:7

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  4. Content type: Commentary

    Much of the fear and uncertainty around Zika epidemics stem from potential association between Zika virus (ZIKV) complications on infected pregnant women and risk of their babies being born with

    Authors: Ernest Tambo, Ghislaine Madjou, Christopher Khayeka-Wandabwa, Oluwasogo A. Olalubi, Chryseis F. Chengho and Emad I.M. Khater

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2017 12:3

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  5. Content type: Research

    Medical tourism, the practice of persons intentionally travelling across international boundaries to access medical care, has drawn increasing attention from researchers, particularly in relation to potential ...

    Authors: Krystyna Adams, Jeremy Snyder, Valorie A. Crooks and Rory Johnston

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2017 12:4

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  6. Content type: Editorial

    As a discipline, neuroethics addresses a range of questions and issues generated by basic neuroscientific research (inclusive of studies of putative neurobiological processes involved in moral and ethical cogn...

    Authors: Kira Becker, John R. Shook, Martina Darragh and James Giordano

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2017 12:1

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2017 12:2

  7. Content type: Research

    During a commercial surrogacy arrangement, the event of embryo transfer can be seen as the formal starting point of the arrangement. However, it is common for surrogates to undergo a failed attempt at pregnanc...

    Authors: Sayani Mitra and Silke Schicktanz

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2016 11:9

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  8. Content type: Commentary

    Neuroethics describes several interdisciplinary topics exploring the application and implications of engaging neuroscience in societal contexts. To explore this topic, we present Part 3 of a four-part bibliogr...

    Authors: Amanda Martin, Kira Becker, Martina Darragh and James Giordano

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2016 11:7

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  9. Content type: Meeting report

    The 2015 Varsity Medical Ethics debate convened upon the motion: “This house believes nootropic drugs should be available under prescription”. This annual debate between students from the Universities of Oxfor...

    Authors: Emma Thorley, Isaac Kang, Stephanie D’Costa, Myrto Vlazaki, Olaoluwa Ayeko, Edward H. Arbe-Barnes and Casey B. Swerner

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2016 11:6

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  10. Content type: Research

    It is almost universally accepted that traditional provider-patient relationships should be governed, at least in part, by the ethical principles set forth by Beauchamp and Childress (Beauchamp and Childress, ...

    Authors: Mark A. Graber and Olivia Bailey

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2016 11:4

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  11. Content type: Research

    Critical to conducting high quality research is the ability to attract and retain participants, especially for longitudinal studies. Understanding participant experiences and motivators or barriers to particip...

    Authors: Whitney Barnett, Kirsty Brittain, Katherine Sorsdahl, Heather J. Zar and Dan J. Stein

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2016 11:3

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  12. Content type: Reviewer acknowledgement

    The editors of Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine would like to thank all our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in Volume 10 (2015).

    Authors: Kevin G. Donovan and James Giordano

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2016 11:1

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  13. Content type: Review

    Organ trafficking is officially banned in several countries and by the main Nephrology Societies. However, this practice is widespread and is allowed or tolerated in many countries, hence, in the absence of a ...

    Authors: Giorgina Barbara Piccoli, Laura Sacchetti, Laura Verzè and Franco Cavallo

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2015 10:13

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  14. Content type: Research

    Given that advances in research continuously raise new ethical issues, a multidisciplinary working group of investigators involved in biomedical research has gathered to discuss and compare ethical viewpoints ...

    Authors: Sylvie Vandoolaeghe, Alessandra Blaizot, Danie Boudiguet, Valérie Bougault, Eduardo Dei Cas, Benoît Foligne, Anne Goffard, Hélène Lefranc, Bénédicte Oxombre, Thomas Trentesaux, Bernard Vandenbunder, Isabelle Wolowczuk and Laurence Delhaes

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2015 10:12

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  15. Content type: Meeting report

    The inaugural southwest medical debate, between Exeter and Plymouth medical schools and respective health services, was held on the 3rd December 2014. Plymouth proposed the motion “This house believes the NHS ...

    Authors: K. Naguleswaran, T. Tribedi, J. Fenn and S.B. Patel

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2015 10:11

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  16. Content type: Review

    Medical school curricula, although traditionally and historically dominated by science, have generally accepted, appreciated, and welcomed the inclusion of literature over the past several decades. Recent conc...

    Authors: Johanna Shapiro, Lois L. Nixon, Stephen E. Wear and David J. Doukas

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2015 10:10

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  17. Content type: Meeting report

    The 2014 Varsity Medical Ethics debate convened upon the motion: “This house believes that genetic information should not be commoditised”. This annual debate between students from the Universities of Oxford a...

    Authors: Kiloran H.M. Metcalfe, Calum A. Worsley, Casey B. Swerner, Devan Sinha, Ravi Solanki, Krithi Ravi and Raj S. Dattani

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2015 10:8

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