As Good as Dead

June 2016 Pulse One of the most disturbing moral fictions in the field of medicine in our time is the so-called neurological criteria for determining death that equate brain death with the death of a human being. This new approach was proposed in 1968 by an Ad Hoc...

Physician-Assisted Suicide

On 9 March 2013, Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon chose euthanasia as the topic of his lecture to the Singapore Medical Association. CJ Menon’s main argument in his wide-ranging lecture is that it is mainly for Parliament to decide on whether euthanasia or...