Ethical issues

Ethical issues

Ethics and pornography

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Rabbi Elyse Goldstein
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Vol 5, No. 3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1984
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article speaks to violence against women and the lack of response and direction from religious leaders. The author defines pornography and ethics in a theological way. 

"This may sting a bit": cutting CME's ties to pharma

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English
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Online
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Adriane Fugh-Berman
Sharon Batt
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Virtual Mentor: American Medical Association Journal of Ethics
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Chicago, IL

Argues against pharmaceutical industry funding of continuing medical education (CME).

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Includes bibliographical references.

Moving toward assured access to treatment in microbicide trials

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English
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Author: 
Anna Forbes
Publisher: 
PLoS Medicine
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
San Francisco, CA

Looks at the ethical questions surrounding microbicide research, particularly care issues for people in resource-poor countries who sero-convert during clinical trials.

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ISSN 15491277 (Print)
ISSN 15491676 (Electronic)
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Includes bibliographical references.

BRCA1 and BRCA2 predictive genetic testing for breast and ovarian cancers: a systematic review of clinical evidence

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English
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Author: 
Lynda McGahan
Ritsuko Kakuma
Chuong Ho
Ken Bassett
Hussein Z Noorani
Janet Joyce
Judith Allanson
Sherry Taylor
Publisher: 
Technology Report
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Evaluates the analytical and clinical
validity of BRCA1/2 genetic testing and discusses the ethical and psychosocial issues inherent in BRCA1/2 testing.

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ISBN 1894978986 (print)
ISBN 1894978994 (online)
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Includes bibliographical references.

Combating disease mongering: daunting but nonetheless essential

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English
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Author: 
Iona Heath
Publisher: 
PLoS Medicine
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
San Francisco, CA

Contends that disease mongering exploits the deepest fears of suffering and death. Argues that doctors and biomedical scientists must provide better advice to politicians and to the public in order to combat disease mongering.

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ISSN 15491277 (print)
ISSN 15491676 (online)
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Includes bibliographical references.

Enrolling women into HIV prevention vaccine trials: an ethical imperative but a logistical challenge

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English
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Author: 
Edward Mills
Stephanie Nixon
Sonal Singh
Sonam Dolma
Anjali Nayyar
Sushma Kapoor
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PLoS Medicine
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
San Francisco, CA

Reviews women's concerns about enrolling in HIV vaccine trials, fears of adverse events, issues of informed consent, barriers faced by sex workers, benefits of participation, and the role of researchers as human rights advocates.

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ISSN 15491277 (Print)
ISSN 15491676 (Online)
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Includes bibliographical references.

Addressing issues of autonomy and beneficence in the treatment of eating disorders

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English
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Online
Author: 
Karen E Faith
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National Eating Disorder Information Centre
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Looks at the ethical issues surrounding autonomy and beneficence and the treatment of teens seriously ill with an eating disorder.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Legal and ethical issues implicated in the study of women's health and biology

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English
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Author: 
J E Bertin
Publisher: 
Health Canada, Women's Health Bureau
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines the special demands that women's health issues pose for health law and ethics. Prepared for the Canada-U.S.A. Women's Health Forum, Ottawa, ON, 1996 (CANUSA).

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Includes bibliographical references.

Health care ethics in Canada

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English
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Author: 
Françoise Baylis
Jocelyn Downie
Benjamin Freedman
Barry Hoffmaster
Susan Sherwin
Publisher: 
Harcourt Brace & Company Canada, Ltd.
Publication Date: 
1995
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Looks at ethical issues in health care such as pluralism and multiculturalism, resource allocation and rationing, consent, research involving human subjects, genetics, abortion, assisted reproductive technologies, and euthanasia and assisted suicide.

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ISBN 0774732881
METH.H43 1995
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Includes bibliographical references.

Ethics and genetics: the need for transparency

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Women's Health New Genetics (WHNG)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Fern Brunger
Susan M. Cox
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Outlines research priorities which are intended as contributions to a strategy for building broader public debate.

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NNEWH NRGT.G46 2000
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Chapter in "The Gender of Genetic Futures: The Canadian Biotechnology Strategy, Women and Health." Includes bibliographical references.
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