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    Ethical Issues in Fecal Microbiota Transplantation in Practice.Yonghui Ma, Jiayu Liu, Catherine Rhodes, Yongzhan Nie & Faming Zhang - 2017 - American Journal of Bioethics 17 (5):34-45.
    Fecal microbiota transplantation has demonstrated efficacy and is increasingly being used in the treatment of patients with recurrent Clostridium difficile infection. Despite a lack of high-quality trials to provide more information on the long-term effects of FMT, there has been great enthusiasm about the potential for expanding its applications. However, FMT presents many serious ethical and social challenges that must be addressed as part of a successful regulatory policy response. In this article, we draw on a sample of the scientific (...)
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    How Chinese Clinicians Face Ethical and Social Challenges in Fecal Microbiota Transplantation: A Questionnaire Study.Yonghui Ma, Jinqiu Yang, Bota Cui, Hongzhi Xu, Chuanxing Xiao & Faming Zhang - 2017 - BMC Medical Ethics 18 (1):39.
    Fecal microbiota transplantation is reportedly the most effective therapy for relapsing Clostridium Difficile infection and a potential therapeutic option for many diseases. It also poses important ethical concerns. This study is an attempt to assess clinicians’ perception and attitudes towards ethical and social challenges raised by fecal microbiota transplantation. A questionnaire was developed which consisted of 20 items: four items covered general aspects, nine were about ethical aspects such as informed consent and privacy issues, four concerned social and regulatory issues, (...)
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    Biobanking for Human Microbiome Research: Promise, Risks, and Ethics.Yonghui Ma, Hua Chen, Ruipeng Lei & Jianlin Ren - 2017 - Asian Bioethics Review 9 (4):311-324.
    With the advancement of human microbiome research, it is inevitable that a growing number of biobanks will include a collection of microbiota specimens to characterize the microbial communities that inhabit the human body and explore the relationships between the microbiota and their human hosts. Biobanks of human microbiota and their associated genetic information may become a valuable health resource. But, this area of research also presents ethical and social problems, some of which are distinct from those faced by biobanks that (...)
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    Ethical Reflections on the Equity of the Current Basic Health Insurance System Reform in China: A Case Study in Hunan Province.Junxiang Liu, Jingzi Xu, Tianyu Zhang & Yonghui Ma - 2018 - Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 27 (3):447-458.
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    Application of Confucian and Western Ethical Theories in Developing HIV/AIDS Policies in China--An Essay in Cross-Cultural Bioethics.Yonghui Ma - unknown
    This study is a contribution to Chinese-Western dialogue of bioethics but perhaps the first one of its kind. From a Chinese-Western comparative ethical perspective, this work brings Chinese ethical theories, especially Confucian ethics, into a contemporary context of the epidemic of HIV/AIDS, and to see how the deeply-rooted thoughts of Confucius interact, compete, or integrate with concepts from Western ethical traditions. An underlying belief is that some ideas in Confucian ethics are important and insightful beyond their cultural and historical origins (...)
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    The Oral Biome in the Aetiology and Management of Dental Disease: Current Concepts and Ethical Considerations.Yonghui Ma, Richard Oliver & Hua Chen - 2019 - Bioethics 33 (8):937-947.
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