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nucleus: spring 2003

Editorial

One of the aspects of medicine I find most difficult is dealing with people who are hurting, whether this is physical pain or mental anguish. At times it seems horrific that as a student the moment at which a patient has their life turned upside down by a diagnosis, accident...

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Sex Selection - Why Bother?

The desire to choose the sex of your offspring isn't a new phenomenon. Various methods have been employed over the centuries, primarily to ensure a son and heir, with most founded more on superstition than fact. The difference now is that the application of science enables couples to make a...

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News Review

Dolly's creator turns to humans European Parliament calls for a ban on human cloning Frozen eggs success New study questions IVF dangers New IVF regulations after embryo mix-ups Deaf lesbian couple opt for a deaf child Abortion for 'serious handicap' brought into question Abortion may increase women's mortality rate Adoption...

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Infertility Treatments

A lesbian couple from Hollywood recently adopted twin girls in a transatlantic surrogacy deal involving six other adults. An Italian businessman and his Portuguese wife living in France had commissioned a British surrogate, Claire Austin, to have a baby on their behalf. A Greek doctor in Athens implanted the embryos,...

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Science and the Christian Faith

Are statements such as this reasoned argument or blind faith? As we examine the evidence, it becomes abundantly clear that acknowledging the existence of a rational, communicating creator of the universe is the only tenable position to hold. In practice everyone in society holds one of two worldviews. For most,...

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Singleness

Don't worry, there'll be plenty of nice boys at university', my mother always said when I moaned about the lack of Christian boys in my hometown. But when I got to university, my year was 70% girls, and there was only one Christian boy (and he had a girlfriend and...

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Ethical Enigma 2

Initially you need to take a good history that includes gynaecological basics such as details of her cycle. You also need to consider the reasons behind her request. Before launching into a lecture about contraception, make sure you have elicited all her ideas, concerns and expectations. Further questions would include: is...

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The Edge of Life - Dying, Death and Euthanasia

'How depressing', you may be thinking, 'to spend my free time reading a book about death!' Please reserve judgement for a moment while I give you a glimpse into this remarkable book. Ling states that 'all Christians should aim for a good life and a good death'. It seems to...

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Good News about Injustice

Child prostitution, bonded labour, racial violence, homelessness, genocide. As medical students we come face to face with these realities through electives, work, travel, or simply on a daily basis via the news and media. As Christians we are called to respond: 'Learn to do good; seek justice, rescue the oppressed,...

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Letters

Editor, I'm a final year medical student in Nigeria and the Eastern Zonal General Secretary of the Nigerian Conference of Christian Medical and Dental Students (NCCMDS). Nucleus has been a great source of inspiration to me as it handles medically related matters in the light of God's divine word. Your publication...

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