Beyond the sci-fi nature of human head transplants, we have to consider important ethical questions about the results of the transplants.
Growing resistance to antibiotics is dangerous, but the evolutionary processes that cause it might just provide a solution.
The science fiction idea of head transplants is becoming a medical reality, but at what ethical cost?
The ethical questions posed by using "minibrains" for drug testing are serious. Now is the time to consider them.
Short-term medical missions bring necessary treatment to people who need it. They also run the risk of perpetuating colonialism.
A new Advance Directive would allow dementia patients to authorize their caretakers to stop providing them food and water if the disease worsens - even if their future self still wants to be cared for.
When treating injured people, how should care be prioritized? And does the behavior of sub-Saharan ants provide a clue?
President Trump used his 2018 State of the Union speech to call for "right to try" legislation. But would this move really help terminally ill patients?
The latest debate over conscientious objections in healthcare is nothing new in American society.
With technologies like CRISPR, scientists are even closer to editing the human genome to fight diseases and prolong life. But is doing so ethical?