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Journal Cover Perspectives in Biology and Medicine
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  • Editors' Introduction to the Special Section on Ethics, Policy, and
           Autologous Cellular Therapies
    • Abstract: Bioethical, legal, and professional discussions concerning human stem cell science have moved away from the contentious, and possibly irreconcilable, debates about human embryos to other sources of pluripotent stem cells. While there is an array of ethical and legal issues associated with all types of pluripotent stem cells (Sugarman 2008), in recent years complex issues have arisen with regard to the premature use of somatic or "adult" stem cells. Of particular concern is the global emergence of an industry selling products and services marketed as stem cells direct to the consumer, typically over the internet, for a range of serious medical conditions that lack credible evidence of safety and efficacy (Sipp et ... Read More
      Keywords: Stem cells; Medical ethics; Sale of organs, tissues, etc.; Direct-to-consumer medical device advertising; Regenerative medicine; Medical laws and legislation; Therapeutics; Death; Medical records; Animal experimentation; Primates; Harlow, Harry F.; M
      PubDate: 2018-06-05T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • The US Direct-to-Consumer Marketplace for Autologous Stem Cell
           Interventions
    • Abstract: When journalists and health researchers address the subject of patients in the United States undergoing unproven stem cell–based interventions (SCBIs), they have historically crafted narratives about "stem cell tourism" to facilities located in such countries as China, India, Mexico, Panama, and Thailand (Bowman et al. 2015; Cohen and Cohen 2010a, 2010b; Ryan et al. 2010). These latter nations often are depicted as jurisdictions where clinics providing access to SCBIs operate without meaningful oversight, relevant regulations are nonexistent or have significant loopholes, and regulatory bodies are underfunded, understaffed, corrupt, or otherwise unable to provide effective oversight (Caul-field et al. 2009; ... Read More
      Keywords: Stem cells; Medical ethics; Sale of organs, tissues, etc.; Direct-to-consumer medical device advertising; Regenerative medicine; Medical laws and legislation; Therapeutics; Death; Medical records; Animal experimentation; Primates; Harlow, Harry F.; M
      PubDate: 2018-06-05T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Challenges in the Regulation of Autologous Stem Cell Interventions in the
           United States
    • Abstract: The global industry engaged in direct-to-consumer marketing of unproven stem cell-based interventions (SCBIs) has undergone sweeping changes over the past decade. Two of the most striking developments in recent years have been the emergence of stem cell marketing businesses in highly developed nations, such as the United States, Japan, and Australia (Berger et al. 2016; Sipp 2014), and the industry's convergence on a much narrower range of supposedly therapeutic cell types than in the past. The greatest number of businesses advertising unproven uses of stem cells in English are now in the US, and the majority of those promote unproven therapeutic uses of autologous cells (see Supplementary Table S1 in Turner and ... Read More
      Keywords: Stem cells; Medical ethics; Sale of organs, tissues, etc.; Direct-to-consumer medical device advertising; Regenerative medicine; Medical laws and legislation; Therapeutics; Death; Medical records; Animal experimentation; Primates; Harlow, Harry F.; M
      PubDate: 2018-06-05T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Between the Local and the Global: Evaluating European regulation of stem
           cell regenerative medicine
    • Abstract: The history and context of the public policy regarding stem cell research in the European Union are complex. The regulations respond to and aim to realize political and economic goals across a large region that is culturally diverse, as well as addressing moral judgments on a contested emerging area of research. This history and context are relevant for the arguments developed here in relation to autologous stem cell research and how it is affected by those regulations.The EU is currently an open market across 28 countries with different languages as well as varied cultural, religious, and political histories. Bridging the diverse traditions and their corresponding local policies and regulations is often a ... Read More
      Keywords: Stem cells; Medical ethics; Sale of organs, tissues, etc.; Direct-to-consumer medical device advertising; Regenerative medicine; Medical laws and legislation; Therapeutics; Death; Medical records; Animal experimentation; Primates; Harlow, Harry F.; M
      PubDate: 2018-06-05T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Conditional Approvals for Autologous Stem Cell–Based Interventions:
           Conflicting norms and institutional legitimacy
    • Abstract: Regulators around the world are coming under pressure from patients, clinicians, and industry groups to streamline the market approval process for highly novel biomedical technologies, including stem cells and regenerative medicine products. The rationale for streamlining this process centers on the perceived failures of regulatory systems to encourage biomedical innovation and provide patients with timely access to potentially beneficial yet experimental therapies. Critics claim that the process of generating scientific evidence in phased clinical trials is too costly, time-consuming, and poorly suited for stem cell–based products that, unlike bio-pharmaceuticals, are intended to engraft into the body for long ... Read More
      Keywords: Stem cells; Medical ethics; Sale of organs, tissues, etc.; Direct-to-consumer medical device advertising; Regenerative medicine; Medical laws and legislation; Therapeutics; Death; Medical records; Animal experimentation; Primates; Harlow, Harry F.; M
      PubDate: 2018-06-05T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Vulnerabilities and the Use of Autologous Stem Cells for Medical
           Conditions in Australia
    • Abstract: Recent years have seen the proliferation of a global industry selling stem cell–based interventions (SCBIs). SCBIs are being marketed around the globe in both low- and high-income countries, including Australia, China, India, Japan, Mexico, and the United States (Berger et al. 2016; Lau et al. 2008; Regenberg 2009; Turner and Knoepfler 2016). Per capita, Australia has one of the highest prevalence of clinics selling stem cell products per capita (Berger et al. 2016), and its drug regulator, the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), has excluded autologous stem cells (ASCs), which are obtained from the patient's own body, from the regulation of biological drug products. This exemption has enabled rapid growth of a ... Read More
      Keywords: Stem cells; Medical ethics; Sale of organs, tissues, etc.; Direct-to-consumer medical device advertising; Regenerative medicine; Medical laws and legislation; Therapeutics; Death; Medical records; Animal experimentation; Primates; Harlow, Harry F.; M
      PubDate: 2018-06-05T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • The Need for Beneficence and Prudence in Clinical Innovation with
           Autologous Stem Cells
    • Abstract: In recent years, there has been a rapid growth in the use of autologous stem cell-based interventions (SCBIs) to treat a wide range of medical conditions, including those for which there is limited evidence of safety and efficacy. One justification for this growth in the use of unproven interventions is that clinicians should be free to innovate, as long as consumers are adequately informed about risks and benefits. In this essay, we systematically refute the strong claim that consumer and clinician autonomy provide sufficient justification for clinical innovation with autologous stem cells. While we do not deny the importance of consumer and clinician autonomy, we argue that equal consideration needs to be given ... Read More
      Keywords: Stem cells; Medical ethics; Sale of organs, tissues, etc.; Direct-to-consumer medical device advertising; Regenerative medicine; Medical laws and legislation; Therapeutics; Death; Medical records; Animal experimentation; Primates; Harlow, Harry F.; M
      PubDate: 2018-06-05T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • "I Sleep, But My Heart Is Awake": Negotiating marginal states in life and
           death
    • Abstract: In the outpatient ultrasound suite of a major urban medical center, the mood is somber. A young woman lies tense and anxious. Pregnant for the first time, she has experienced early first-trimester bleeding. The radiologist relates the ultrasound findings: there has been a small hemorrhage, but there is a six-week-size fetus with normal cardiac activity. Translation: the baby is alive! The woman quietly sobs, happy but apprehensive.Across the drive, in the main hospital building, a young boy lies unresponsively comatose in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (ICU). He was hit by a car while riding his bicycle. He is relying on a ventilator to breath, but his cardiovascular system is supporting itself. After a series ... Read More
      Keywords: Stem cells; Medical ethics; Sale of organs, tissues, etc.; Direct-to-consumer medical device advertising; Regenerative medicine; Medical laws and legislation; Therapeutics; Death; Medical records; Animal experimentation; Primates; Harlow, Harry F.; M
      PubDate: 2018-06-05T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Off the Charts: Medical documentation and selective redaction in the age
           of transparency
    • Abstract: A 47-year-old woman with a history of anxiety disorder is admitted to the hospital for shortness of breath. On the third day of hospitalization, she asks her physician for a copy of all documents pertaining to her care. What expectation should she have for full disclosure' Are there limits on her access to her medical records and do her physician's concerns about professional privilege matter'The virtues of transparency in medicine have been well described (Chimonas et al. 2017; Weinberg 2006; Zarin and Tse 2008). As proponents of transparency, we favor patient access to their medical records, but we are increasingly troubled by the ease and extent of disclosure in current practice as technology advances and ... Read More
      Keywords: Stem cells; Medical ethics; Sale of organs, tissues, etc.; Direct-to-consumer medical device advertising; Regenerative medicine; Medical laws and legislation; Therapeutics; Death; Medical records; Animal experimentation; Primates; Harlow, Harry F.; M
      PubDate: 2018-06-05T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Virtue, Vice, and "Voracious" Science: How should we approach the ethics
           of primate research'
    • Abstract: From the late 1950s through the early 1970s, Harry F. Harlow's primate laboratory at the University of Wisconsin–Madison undertook a series of studies on infant rhesus macaque monkeys that gained the attention of both animal welfare advocates and the scientific community.1 Establishing one of the first primate research laboratories in 1932, Harlow began his career as a primate researcher by studying primate learning capabilities and shredding previous assumptions within psychology that primates were restricted to the conditioned learning of a rat. As his need for subjects in particular age ranges and easily susceptible to study grew in the 1950s, he again broke research ground by establishing a captive breeding ... Read More
      Keywords: Stem cells; Medical ethics; Sale of organs, tissues, etc.; Direct-to-consumer medical device advertising; Regenerative medicine; Medical laws and legislation; Therapeutics; Death; Medical records; Animal experimentation; Primates; Harlow, Harry F.; M
      PubDate: 2018-06-05T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • The Futurist and Historian Will See You Now
    • Abstract: Luke Fildes's iconic painting The Doctor, first exhibited in 1891, has long served as a symbol of the caring, priest-like physician, watching over a sick child as the child's parents place their faith in his ministrations, technologically meager as they may be. As physicians acquired more visible and potent interventions—x-rays, antibiotics, the complex infrastructure of the hospital itself—the 19th-century British scene depicted by Fildes of an individual doctor's watchful waiting would be appropriated by the likes of the American Medical Association (AMA) in the 1940s to remind the American public of this idealized patient-doctor relationship, augmented by increasingly powerful curative tools at the disposal of ... Read More
      Keywords: Stem cells; Medical ethics; Sale of organs, tissues, etc.; Direct-to-consumer medical device advertising; Regenerative medicine; Medical laws and legislation; Therapeutics; Death; Medical records; Animal experimentation; Primates; Harlow, Harry F.; M
      PubDate: 2018-06-05T00:00:00-05:00
       
 
 
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