Eubios Journal of Asian and International Bioethics (EJAIB) Vol 11 (5) September 2001

ISSN 1173-2571, Copyright 2001 (All rights reserved, for commercial reproductions but access open for personal use).
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129 Editorial: Religion and global bioethics - Darryl Macer

130-2 A 'Contract Model' for Genetic Research and Health Care for Individuals and Families - Hans-Martin Sass

132 Privacy is Dead: Commentary on Hans-Martin Sass - Frank (Yeruham) Leavitt

132-136 Ethical debate over Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis in Japan - Yasuko Shirai

136-141 Rethinking patient-health care provider relations: An ethical perspective - Batami Sadan

141-144 Reasons for Discontinuation of Treatments for Severely Demented Patients: A Japanese Physician's View - Atsushi Asai and Motoki Onishi

144-146 The Ethics and Deliberate Release of GMOs - Tade Matthias Spranger

146-152 Introducing a 'Thin Theory' for Cross-Cultural Hermeneutics in Medical Ethics. Reflections from the Research Project 'Biomedicine and Ethics in China' - Ole Doering

152-156 The Influence of Culture, Ideologies, Religion and Political Boundary Determines Universal Bioethics -Baby Joseph

156 Polytheism and development of universal ethics - K. K. Verma and Rashmi Saxena

156-7 Response to Verma and Saxena -Avi Gold

157 A Short Response to Gold, Verma, and Saxena -Masahiro Morioka

157-159 Forward looking universal bioethics: Polytheism and Monotheism - Jayapaul Azariah

159 Challenges of Global Bioethics for Developing Countries - M. K. Tadjudin

Mystical Bioethics Network
159-160 Religion Obviously Teaches Tolerance, Humbleness and Respect For Fellow Beings - Raghwesh Ranjan

160 John Lennon, Love, Religion and Bioethics - Erin D. Williams

160-161 Reply to Raghwesh Ranjan - Frank J. Leavitt

Our sympathy and thankfulness to the family of Van R. Potter who passed away 6 September, 2001. He was widely cited for his 1970 use of the term Bioethics, probably the first in the English speaking world. Please read details and Van's Global Bioethics address list is updated on the Internet. Send all changes to Darryl Macer. Membership of the network is not restricted to members of IAB, but open to all. Those persons who are not paying subscription to EJAIB, or granted a waiver, however, will not receive EJAIB, the official journal of the IAB Genetics Network. New addresses:

Pete Moore, PhD
15 Albert Road, Ashtead, Surrey KT21 1BJ, UK
Science writer working at the interface of science, medicine and ethics. Fetal and neonatal development, application of genetic technology, healthcare policies.

Lainie Friedman Ross, M.D., Ph.D.
MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics
University of Chicago
5841 S. Maryland Ave, MC 6098, Chicago IL 60637, USA
Fax: Int+1-773-702-0090
Newborn genetic screening and on genetic testing of children

Shaun D. Pattinson LLB, MA, PhD
Sheffield Institute of Biotechnological Law and Ethics
Crookesmoor Building, Conduit Road, Sheffield, S10 1FL UK
Fax: +44-114-2226832
Medical Law and Ethics, especially the regulation of those techniques enabling the influence of traits before birth.

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