February 12, 2016

70% of Dutch Psychiatric Patients Who Received Physician-Assisted Suicide Were Women

(Medical Daily) – Four American states, Canada, and four European nations legally permit assisted death, where a physician prescribes or directly administers life-ending drugs. Assisted suicide of psychiatric patients remains controversial: An investigation of such cases in the Netherlands finds 70 … Read More

February 10, 2016

IVF Industry Criticized for ‘Misleading Claims, Aggressive Marketing’

(Australian Broadcasting Co) – Insiders in the IVF industry have criticised clinics for using misleading claims and aggressive marketing in the increasingly cut-throat, multi-million dollar sector. Consumer watchdog the ACCC is currently reviewing dozens of IVF clinics amid mounting complaints … Read More

February 9, 2016

Unethical Cancer Trials in India May Have Killed 254 Women, Claims American Doctor

(Scroll.in) – Cervical cancer is recognised as one of the leading causes of cancer-related deaths among Indian women, killing an average of 72,000 women every year. Since 1997, however, at least 254 such deaths may have occurred because Indian women … Read More

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