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Mitochondrial transfer. Final approval by the English House of Lords

  Mitochondrial transfer. Final  approval by the English House of Lords

On 24th February this year, mitochondrial transfer (a technique known as production of children with three parents) was given final

Assisted suicide backed by fewer than half of Canadian physicians

  Assisted suicide backed by fewer than half of Canadian physicians

Fewer than half of Canadian doctors support assisted suicide and only 27% would practice it (Diario Médico16/22-II-2015).

Birth control pills produced repeated thromboembolic events

  Birth control pills produced repeated thromboembolic events

Repeated thromboembolic events in women taking birth control pills. Now, an 18-year-old woman who was taking a contraceptive (desogestrel) for a

Genetic testing in women with a risk of tumour diseases

There is a passionate medical and ethical debate about whether genetic testing should be carried out on all women to

Relationship between induced abortion and breast cancer confirmed

  Relationship between induced abortion and breast cancer confirmed

Significant relationship between induced abortions and the risk of breast cancer. A recent meta-analysis (Cancer Causes and Control, DOI.10.1007/sl0552-013.0325-7), has

20 women die each year from using contraceptives

According to the French National Agency for the Safety of Medicines and Health Products (02/04/2013), 20 women in France die

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