The French author Michel Houellebecq affirms that “A civilization that legalizes euthanasia loses all rights to respect.”

Euthanasia has recently been legalized in Spain and this Thursday the French Assembly is examining a bill to also regulate the deaths caused by sick people. The offensive is underway in many countries but despite this there are voices that continue to rise before an atrocious practice. They are religious people, but also agnostics or…

Ethical problems in the production of chimera human-monkey embryos in the Izpisua’s research

In addition to producing human-animal organs, these experiences seek to study the first stages of embryonic development, and even be used to deepen the knowledge of some diseases and their treatment. An article in the journal Cell (April 15, 2021), was the first work describing the chimera production human-ape (read HERE). The authors said that Monkey (Macaca fascicularis)…

The slippery slope of euthanasia

It is argued that the “slippery slope” that could be created after the legalization of euthanasia and assisted suicide could open the door to euthanasia practices that go beyond those permitted by law. In this respect, we address three specific circumstances in which we believe this could occur: 1) euthanasia techniques could be applied in…