Eubios Journal of Asian and International Bioethics
Vol 8 (2) March 1998

ISSN 1173-2571, Copyright 1998 (All rights reserved, for commercial reproductions but access open for personal use).
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Official Journal of the Asian Bioethics Association (ABA)

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pp. 57-66 Go to EJAIB March 1998 News

Topical list of News in Bioethics and Biotechnology
List is complete 1991 - January, 1998, in 31 topics. News from 1991-1993 are in the OLD news files, and from 1994 in the NEW files.

Page, and titles of papers

33 Editorial - Darryl Macer

TRT3 and JAB9 conference abstracts are on-line.

34-37 Compassion as Common Ground - Ann Boyd, Pinit Ratanakul, Attajenda Deepudong

37-40 Letting-Go or Killing: Thai Buddhist Perspectives on Euthanasia - Pitak Chaicharoen & Pinit Ratanakul

40 Belief and Bioethics: Commentary on Morioka - Frank J. Leavitt

41-44 Entitlements And Rights In Reproduction: Lessons From Chinese Women In A Peri-Urban Village in Peninsular Malaysia - Chee Heng Leng

44-46 Does Noosphere Evolution relieve the Forthcoming Biosphere Crisis? - Humitake Seki

46 Lessons from Japanese Religion and History for Bioethics - Karl Friday

46-49 Sustenance Of Biodiversity: An Action Line Through Bhagavad Gita -Dua Kamal Kumar

49-51 Bounty to Bust: Ethics of Irreversible Environmental Degradation - Richard S.J. Weisburd

52-54 Universal Ethical Singularity - R.N. Sharma

54-56 Attitudes to Biotechnology among Social Sciences Students at the University of Quilmes, Argentina - G. Lucki et al.

56-57 HUGO Ethics Committee Statement on DNA Sampling: Control and Access (March 1998)

IAB 4th World Congress, 4 - 7 Nov, 1998, Tokyo, Japan; First Circular

IAB 4th International Tsukuba Bioethics Roundtable, 31 Oct - 3 Nov, 1998, Tsukuba, Japan

The deadline for letter submission (and news) to the next issue is 28 April, 1998.

Internet Links and On-line Journals

HEALTH LAW (in Spanish) with selected legislation and jurisprudence of spanish courts in medical responsability (malpraxis). <> ICGEB (International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology) new Biosafety WebPages <>

The Lancet, will be published full-text online from March 1998. <>Onvaccines <>

IAB Genetics & Bioethics Network:

New addresses

Dr Chee Heng Leng
Fakulti Ekologi Manusia, Universiti Pertanian Malaysia
43400 UPM Serdang, Selangor Darul Ehsan, MALAYSIA
Community Health

Ole Doering, Ph.D.,
Institute of Asian Affairs, Rothenbaumchaussee 32
D-20148 Hamburg, GERMANY
Philosophy, Hermeneutics, Cross-cultural ethics, China, Human genetics in Asia, Asian values, History and theory of science

Emy Lucassen, PhD
13 Horn Park Lane, London, SE12 8UX, UK
Genetic testing - medical ethics

Eric M. Meslin, Ph.D
Executive Director National Bioethics Advisory Commission
6100 Executive Blvd. Ste 5B01 Rockville, Ma 20892-7508, USA
Fax: Int+1-301-480-6900
Email: MeslinE@OD.NIH.GOV

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