Genetics

Clinical Genetics vs. Eugenics- article

How can we address the future of "clinical genetics" while measuring findings against the history of Eugenics. This article weighs the past and the present as it deals with 'biological determinism."

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Medical Ethics and the Holocaust

Does the fact that Nazi doctors conducted experiments on human beings and that German medical scientists played a central role in perpetrating the Holocaust guarantee that doctors and other health-science professionals are practicing medicine more ethically today? If the best-trained physicians of the early twentieth century were capable of such transgressions, will those of the early twenty-first century be able to avoid a similar outcome?

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Science, Medicine and Religion after the Holocaust

Germany, and particularly the German medical profession, continues to live under the shame and ignominy of the National Socialist period. In part because of its sad, recent history Germany now has some of the most rigorous ethical guidelines for medicine and research in Europe today.

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Frankenstein or the More Perfect Human: Who Will It Be?

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Bioethics and the Holocaust – Graduate Studies

The state of biomedical ethics in World War II, noting how the Holocaust is a unique example of medically sanctioned genocide.

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