Enhancement

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Enhancement

An innovation that has a positive impact on one or more of a firm's existing products.

Enhancement

Any change that leads to an increase in the value of any good, service, or product. Two obvious examples of enhancement are a decrease in supply and an increase in demand.

enhancement

An increase; a betterment.
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With human enhancements, as bioethicists have discussed, civilian uses are both common and, oftentimes, encouraged by custom or circumstance.
Every day that the introduction of human enhancement is delayed is a day of agony for many unfortunate victims of diseases that could have been forestalled.
Debate and usage of the new Human Enhancement Technologies (HET) started in economically and technically most developed societies, in the second half of the XXth century.
At the same time, I am reluctant to co-opt Aquinas's perfectionism in support of human enhancement through medical or surgical intervention.
The potential impact of this rapid expansion of human enhancement drug use on population health, health care systems and society in general is considerable.
We naturally face the specter of the old eugenics movement here, and some effort in the book is spent distinguishing human enhancement from eugenics.
Both Harris and Savulescu approach the ethics of human enhancement from a consequentialist perspective.
2009), "The Wisdom of Nature: An Evolutionary Heuristic for Human Enhancement," in Savulescu, J.
Mehlman outlines a compelling case for why banning human enhancements would be ineffective and, most likely, more harmful to society than beneficial.
For the same reason, Sandel favors human embryonic stem cell (ESC) research and use if it is directed toward relieving suffering caused by disease or injury, but the opposes ESE research aimed at human enhancement.
That is not to say he has abandoned his aim of human enhancement.
The first issue includes articles on: the advantages and disadvantages of human enhancement, enhancement research, enhancements in sports, prenatal genetic enhancements, enhancement as eugenics, procreative autonomy, medical nanorobotics, and societal considerations in life extension research.

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