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THE PERENNIAL CLASH OF FAITH AND SCIENCE
  It’s hardly uncommon for faith to clash with science, and as regular an occurrence as this is, there are some interesting parallels surfacing these days between religious faith and scientific belief. There’s so much controversy over certain issues like vaccination or global warming that seem to
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REGULATORY DEFICIENCIES FOR BIG DATA IN HEALTHCARE
There is an emerging class of data that is so pervasive and prolifically used that it merits new regulatory standards according to the Independent Ethics Committee in the US. The pharmaceutical industry, as well as scholarly researchers, tech company researchers, and others, collect this new kind of
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Effects of Pet Ownership on Human Health
Photo by: gpointstudio via ShutterstockNew research suggests that owning a pet may not, as some previous studies have suggested, actually help people stay youthful and healthy as they age, but pet ownership may inform the treatment of social disorders.A new study asserts that the underlying chemistr
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THE ETHICAL CAVEATS OF AI IN MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY
  Experts at the Massachusetts General Hospital have conducted new research that resulted in the development of medical imaging techniques that rely heavily on cutting-edge artificial intelligence. The pertinent AI is designed to make it possible for physicians to get better images without the ne
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Side-stepping the Bioethical Controversy of Gene Editing
Photo By Natali_ Mis via ShutterstockGene editing has been a controversial science for a long time, but the pace of its progress might actually be too fast for the controversy to keep up.At this rate, it won’t be long before geneticists edit not only DNA but also when and how genes encoded by that D
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What Does and Does Not Affect Menstrual Cycles
  There are all sorts of physiological phenomena in the body that are worthy of study, but the menstrual cycle is one of the most intriguing from a bio-sociological perspective. It’s well understood that women’s cycles can affect one another, and many environmental factors can also affect a menst
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NEGATIVE HEADLINES ABOUT SOCIAL MEDIA A PROJECTION OF OUR OWN FEARS
  Lately, social media has been demonized for causing a lot of ills. People have blamed smartphones for the destruction of a generation, ruining posture and mood, and eroding the brains. However, Andrew Przbylski, a senior research fellow at the Oxford Internet Institute, dismissed them as sim
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POVERTY RATES TO WORSEN IN THE COMING YEARS
  Prospects of moving people out of poverty appear dimmer as studies forecast the poverty rate worsening. A new model of the current Japanese pension system forecasts that 50 percent of women who never married and divorced women in Japan will live below the poverty level. The same is true for 10
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THE FINANCIAL COMPROMISE OF BIG PHARMA AND MEDICAL DEVICE MARKETS
  Right now, there’s a lot of talk, especially in North America, about the subversion of medical authorities, which presents a bioethical violation of potentially colossal proportions. Two doctors in Southern California were recently arrested for a purported $250 million weight-loss scam, and as
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BABY BOOMERS GIVE MILLENNIALS FINANCIAL ADVICE
  Numerous surveys confirm that majority of millennials need some guidance from previous generations about money matters. For one, most of them have not saved anything for retirement, are easily scammed, and are saddled with debt. Data from the National Institute on Retirement Security found t
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