Netherlands gives green light to grow human embryos for research!

Netherlands gives green light to grow human embryos for research!

On May 27, 2016 the Dutch Health Ministry announced that it wants to allow growing human embryos “under strict and limited conditions and for specific scientific research”, related to infertility, artificial reproduction techniques and hereditary or congenital...
Scientists push to reconsider human embryo research limits

Scientists push to reconsider human embryo research limits

An international research team has just announced that they have succeeded in “cultivating” human embryos for 13 days, compared to the preceding record of nine days. Notably due to a rich artificial nutritive medium resembling that of the human uterus, they were able...
Health bill: failure of the joint Commission

Health bill: failure of the joint Commission

On Tuesday October 27, 2015, the joint Commission counting seven deputies and seven senators were unable to agree on a common version of the Health bill. This bill which was object of an accelerated procedure had been voted by the National Assembly on April 14, but...