Bioethics

Egg freezing to postpone pregnancy does not appeal to French women

Published on December 3, 2015, a survey from the Odoxa institute, carried out in a private Spanish fertility center, the Eugin clinic, reported the majority of French (59%) were opposed to legalizing the freezing of ovocytes for non-medical reasons by women who wished...

Health Law, a key moment after Parliament members’ vote

The Health Bill was voted on by the members of parliament on December 1st, during a second reading, with 296 votes for the law, 243 against, and 16 abstentions, which is to say that with a majority weaker than in the first reading. It must be examined again by the...

Techniques for modifying the human genome: a major preoccupation

The Crispr-Cas9 technique which enables the modification of the human genome is at the center of the preoccupations of an international conference taking place in Washington from December 1st – 3, at the initiative of the American Academy of Science and Medicine, for...

Bioethics conference 2016: Our society in need of healing!

From Monday January 11th to February 1st the 11th edition of the University of Life, Alliance VITA’s bioethics conference will address the theme “Our society in need of healing – How to act in favor of a culture of life?” These sessions will be held by...