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St James Ethics Centre - An independent, not-for-profit organisation which provides a forum for the promotion and exploration of ethics and ethical decision making.
Biomedical Ethics books catalog - Find Biomedical Ethics books at amazon.com.
Algorithm: Rapid Approach to Ethical Problems - How should clinicians approach an ethical dilemma when they have little time to ponder or to seek consultation? This proven method works.
Alternatives to Skin Irritation Testing in Animals - Not-for-profit website developed to display information about alternatives to skin irritation testing in animals. Abstracts from peer-reviewed scientific journals, thesaurus, acknowledgements, archives, background notes, bibliography, featured abstract links, new additions, Student's Corner. Jane Huggins, Ph.D.
American - National Reference Center for BioEthics Literature - A specialised collection of books, journals, newspaper articles, legal materials, regulations, codes, government publications, and other relevant documents concerned with issues in biomedical and professional ethics. The world's largest collection related to ethical issues in medicine and biomedical research.
Animal Aid: Animal Experiments - Petitions, articles and press releases, 'Mad Science' awards, reports, genetic research and animals, statistics, factsheets and The Animal Act. UK.
Animal Aid: Humane Research - Articles, press releases and links about alternatives to using animals for research. UK.
Animals in Labs Info Service (ALIS) - Online database providing summaries of books and articles on waste, abuse, and alternatives to animals in research, testing, and education. Intended for animal advocates, students, reporters, legislators, scientists, policy makers in business and education, and the general public. Supported by the Humane Education Network.
Bioethics Resources on the Web - National Institutes of Health - This website contains a broad collage of annotated web links, and while this list is comprehensive, it is not totally inclusive. The listed resources provide background information and various positions on issues in bioethics.
Bioethics, Inc. - Bioethics, Inc., is a group of doctoral bioethics specialists who offer training, educational programs, policy development, and other professional services related to bioethical issues.
Bioethics.net - Broad overview of historical & current moral issues in the fields of medical treatment & research, from the U. of Penn. Includes news, headlines, articles, upcoming events.
Bioetica en la Red - Spanish language bioethics site, documentation, news, books,
Biomedical & Health Care Ethics Resources on WWW - These pages provide a detailed hierarchical listing of bioethics resources available on-line.
Biomedical Ethics in the Cancer Ward - Reflections on Biomedical Ethics in the Cancer Ward from a Patient's Perspective
Breaking Bioethics News - the latest issues and commentary (at MSNBC).
Case: Practicing and Teaching on the Newly Dead - Case commentary on a controversial topic. Should newly dead bodies be used to teach medical practitioners skills that can be used to save others?
Case: Rights of Minors - Case commentary on a common dilemma. When can and must children be treated without parental consent?
Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity - Christian faith based bioethics center. Information from this sectarian perspective.
Clone Shopping Network - Read articles on the pros, cons, science and ethics of human cloning, as well as reviews of books that feature human cloning.
Council of Europe Bioethics Division - European Bioethics Convention, Human Rights & Biomedicine human cloning, organ transplantation, biomedical research, human embryo & foetus, human genetics, xenotransplantation,
Does a Dog Have Buddha Nature? - A Buddhist view of using animals for research and classroom dissection. Robert A. Leopold for Heartland Sangha in Illinois, US.
EthicsCommittee.ca -- Resources for Hospital Ethics Committees - Canadian clearinghouse for resources related to hospital ethics committees.
French National Consultative Bioethics Committee - all the opinions, recommendations and reports, in english, published by the Committee
GenEthics Consortium Case Literature - selected case studies for quarterly discussion by the GenEthics Consortium at the Human Genome Research Institute.
GetResearchSmart LLC - A free, entry-level resource primarily for those contemplating participation in human research. This resource includes information, tools and references. Selected research institutions have chosen to include a link to it to augment public outreach.
Information on Alternatives Databases - Worldwide directory of databases created as an international joint effort with ECVAM. From the Norwegian Reference Centre for Laboratory Animal Science and Alternatives.
International Center for Bioethics, Culture and Disability - Extensive site on bioethics, particularly as pertaining to the rights of disabled people.
International Center for Technology Assessment - Devoted to study of and remedies for the ethical problems of Patents on life and human body parts.
International Network for Life Studies - Japanese bioethicist's views on life and death issues, and environmental ethics.
Introduction to Bioethics - The bioethics of clinical medical practice, medical research, health care ethics, public health, and human rights are dealt with in this course.
Islamic Views on Medical Ethics - Islamic views on many medical ethics issues including organ donation, cloning, euthanasia, abortion , fertility, sex change operations.
MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics - A center devoted to teaching future clinical ethicists.
Markkula Center for Applied Ethics - Bioethics Center at Catholic Santa Clara University, offers articles, cases, briefings, and dialogue in all fields of applied ethics. Focus on: Biotechnology and Health Care Ethics, K-12 Character Education, Business Ethics, Public Policy and Governmental Ethics, and Technology Ethics.
Medical Ethics - Markkula Center for Applied Ethics.
Medical Research - Articles and links concerning fraudulent and unscientific practices in medical research and product safety testing, including many about the use of animals. From Campaign Against Fraudulent Medical Research. New South Wales, Australia.
MedicalEthics.ca - Canadian resource for Medical Ethics.
National Bioethics Advisory Commission - Commission created by Presidential Executive order #12975 (10/3/1995).
National Information Resource on Ethics & Human Genetics - Compilation of links, journals and other publications that offer research about the ethical and moral aspects of applying genetic knowledge to humans.
New York University School of Medicine Division of Laboratory Animal Resources - Includes compliance issues and protocol information, access to forms for downloading, and faculty and contact resources.
NursingEthics.ca - Canadian nursing ethics website. Highly informative and professional.
PETA: Cruel Science - Factsheets and literature from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. Virginia, US.
Peterborough Hospital Human Research Tissue Bank - Specialising in supplying ethically-obtained human tissue to commercial research and pharmaceutical companies. Online donor form. Cambridgeshire, UK.
Philosophy, Medical Ethics and Society - site deals with new developments in bioethics and medical ethics, offers texts and information about conferences and workshops on ethical aspects of the life sciences.
Provincial Health Ethics Network (Alberta, Canada) - Non-profit Canadian organization dedicated to providing bioethics resources including distance education, Bioethics Week, video and book library, sample advance directives, bioethics articles database, video reviews, workshops and periodicals.
Starting Points in Health Care Ethics / Bioethics - These pages provide suggested readings as a starting point in learning about bioethics / health care ethics.
Texas Bioethics Resource Consortium - Non-profit organization created by Texan professionals working in all aspects of health care whose mission is to provide bioethics resources, support, and outreach to our communities.
The 3Rs: Refinement, Reduction, Replacement - Article which puts forth arguments that the 3Rs are, in effect, pro-vivisection policies, and that vivisection must be abolished completely and immediately. From the New Zealand Anti-Vivisection Society.
The Absurdity of Vivisection - Extensive set of arguments, articles and newsletters against animal experimentation. Surrey, England.
The Center for Bioethics - Interdisciplinary unit of the University of Pennsylvania Health System in Philadelphia, dedicated to advancing scholarly and public understanding of ethical, legal, social and public policy issues in health care.
The National Rural Bioethics Project - The National Rural Bioethics Project aims to identify ethics-related issues that face rural healthcare providers, and to devolop and provide appropriate and relevant resources and materials that help resolve such issues.
U S Supreme Court Petition - Whether human-made elements of primary life structures that define the essence of this Court's vaguely defined non-viable (fetus) patentable subject matter under 35 U.S.C.
UNESCO: The International Bioethics Committee of UNESCO - The UNESCO IBC is one of many international bodies dealing with the subject of bioethics. This site contains mostly minutes of this forums meetings and various more or less important resolutions.
World Animal Net: Cosmetics Campaign - Information and links to organizations involved in banning animal testing of cosmetic products and ingredients.