Surrogacy: «A woman cannot be used as a means of reproduction»

«Faced with these undeniable advances in managing infertility, potential problems have arisen from their use». During a debate organised by the European Lawyers’ Union (UAE) in Marseille, Gérard Abitbol – the UAE’s dean of honorary presidents – addressed a panel of professionals, the majority of whom were judges, doctors and lawyers. «MAR and surrogacy bear…

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Towards new regenerative therapies to create in-vivo blood vessels?

Faced with the permanent shortage of organ donors, researchers are looking into alternatives. 3D-bioprinting «to build fully functional organs outside the body» has already begun to prove its worth: for example, to create artificial corneas that can be transplanted into the eye. However, bioprinting requires extensive equipment for culturing and transplanting. Researchers at the University of Fribourg…

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Manifiesto Plataforma Cultural «One of Us»
 Por una Europa fiel a la dignidad humana Por Rémi Brague

Manifiesto Plataforma Cultural «One of Us» Por una Europa fiel a la dignidad humana Por Rémi Brague En las últimas décadas, Europa parece haberse quedado sin moral. Por eso aparecen tantos síntomas de abatimiento. No se trata de que exista un conflicto entre varias visiones alternativas de Europa, sino una profunda crisis moral que amenaza…

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MAR: 1,000 EMBRYO ADOPTIONS IN SPAIN

Resulting from medically assisted reproduction procedures, supernumerary embryos will be destroyed, handed over for research or offered for adoption, depending on the decision made by their biological parents. In Spain, this latter option is offered to heterosexual couples, gay men, and even single women by the Institut Marquès, a clinic specialising in MAR. Today, when…

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