Birth Control for Earth?

July 30, 2017

Should we have children in times of overpopulation and climate change? Our Travis Rieder debates with a panel at Brain Bar Budapest. Watch now

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Carleigh Krubiner and Ruth Faden‚ from Johns Hopkins University in the US‚ said there was a desperate need to “protect women through research‚ not just from research”

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Future generations risk inheriting an overcrowded, suffocating planet. Taking action may mean what was taboo is now common sense. For Travis Rieder, a bioethicist at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, the answer is reducing birth rates – and not in the places you might expect

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The case of Charlie Gard has garnered headlines after being noted by President Trump and Pope Francis. It also raises a number of medical and ethical issues – with comments from our Dr. Maggie Moon

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Hospital officials in Washington state have apologized after failing for months to inform a pregnant woman she was likely infected with the Zika virus that can cause devastating birth defects

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Chinese parents can now decode the genomes of their healthy newborns, revealing disease risks as well as the likelihood of physical traits like male-pattern baldness

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Micaela Delgado is a beautiful dark-eyed baby girl with a ready smile. She’s eight months old. She’s one of more than 1,000 babies already born in Puerto Rico to mothers with Zika

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