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Press Release 11/2012 Ethics Council meets Bundestag Members in Berlin

Yesterday (Wednesday), the German Ethics Council held its second Parliamentary Evening of the year in Berlin, to report on the status of its deliberations on issues of current interest and to discuss them with Members of the German Bundestag [German Federal Parliament].

Press Release 10/2012 Ethics Council: organized assisted suicide calls for regulation

At both public and non-public meetings the German Ethics Council today (Thursday) addressed issues of assisted suicide and at the same time subjected the Federal Government’s bill on the statutory regulation of commercial assisted suicide to scrutiny.

Press Release 07/2012 Ethics Council puts the focus of personalized medicine on the patient

Can patients and the health system look forward to a tailormade medicine of the future which uses diagnostic tests to find the best therapy for each individual? In its Annual Meeting on 24 May, the German Ethics Council considered this question, putting the patient in the foreground.