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25 Oct, 2019
October Issue 2019
Top stories in this newsletter:
Upcoming lecture and conference on AI in medicine and healthcare
Hong Kong Court clarifies the law of gross negligence manslaughter
CMEL’s Deputy Director shares her view on the legal definition of mental incapacity amid advance directive consultation in Hong Kong
Genome sequencing and personalised medicine
27 Sep, 2019
September Issue 2019
Top stories in this newsletter:
Hong Kong Government’s consultation on proposals regarding advance directives and dying in place
Woman who suffered an eye injury during a Hong Kong protest challenges the
police’s refusal to provide a copy of the warrant for her medical records
How the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act protects against genetic discrimination in the United States
Impact of Japan’s deregulation of regenerative medicine
30 Aug, 2019
August Issue 2019
Top stories in this newsletter:
Parental order concerning surrogate children granted by the Hong Kong court after considering issues such as delay and breach of the law
US court ordered pharmaceutical giant to pay US$572 million in landmark opioid case
26 Jul, 2019
July Issue 2019
Top stories in this newsletter:
Part 2 of the Q & As on issues about doctor-patient confidentiality
Proposals of a Hong Kong law reform sub-committee for a new offence relating to abuse and lawmaker’s call to require doctors to report abuse
28 Jun, 2019
June Issue 2019
Top stories in this newsletter:
Q & As on issues about doctor-patient confidentiality raised by the arrest of alleged extradition bill protestors in Hong Kong hospitals
Research suggests that the gene-editing experiment of He Jiankui might have increased the subject babies’ risk of premature death
31 May, 2019
May Issue 2019
Top stories in this newsletter:
New book: Eastern and Western Perspectives on Surrogacy
New abortion bans in the States and their implications for the landmark abortion ruling
Hong Kong Medical Council decided to exempt non-locally trained specialist doctors
seeking a full registration from the internship requirement

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