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‘There is a fear that this will eradicate dwarfism’: the controversy over a new growth drug

A new treatment could help children with achondroplasia, the most common form of dwarfism, grow taller and avoid health problems in later life. But there are concerns about whether this is ethical. more

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COVID-19 Phone Tracking Apps: This Is What Millions Of New Users Need To Know

Controversial digital contact tracing platforms are now deploying worldwide. The use of phones to track the movements and trace the contacts of hundreds of millions of citizens is unprecedented. It is also unproven. More worryingly, there’s now evidence to suggest … Tęsti skaitymą

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How Much Should the Public Know About Who Has a Coronavirus?

When the first case of the coronavirus in Silicon Valley was discovered in late January, health officials were faced with a barrage of questions: What city did the patient live in? Whom had he come in contact with? Which health … Tęsti skaitymą

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Germany overturns ban on professionally assisted suicide

A five-year-old law banning professionally assisted suicide has been rejected as unconstitutional by Germany’s top court. The head of Germany’s constitutional court, Andreas Vosskuhle, said on Wednesday that while parliament could pass laws on preventing suicide and increasing palliative care, … Tęsti skaitymą

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Portugal MPs in move to legalise euthanasia

Portugal has taken a big step towards legalising euthanasia by approving proposals from the ruling Socialist Party and some other politicians. Five bills got majority backing from MPs, and now a special committee is to consolidate them into one bill. … Tęsti skaitymą

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Euthanasia bill passes final vote, goes to referendum

The New Zealand Parliament has passed a bill legalising voluntary euthanasia in a historic vote, and turned the final decision on assisted dying over to the public. It will now go to a public referendum alongside next year’s general election … Tęsti skaitymą

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Dental surgeons urge England’s schools to go sugar-free

Dental surgeons are calling for the government in England to encourage all schools to go sugar-free in a bid to combat tooth decay. more

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How France is persuading its citizens to get vaccinated

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), reluctance or refusal to vaccinate is now one of the top ten major threats to global health. Even people in high-income countries, with good healthcare systems, are dying from easily preventable diseases. „It’s … Tęsti skaitymą

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A Russian Biologist Wants To Create More Gene-Edited Babies

A Russian scientist says he wants to create more genetically modified babies, flouting international objections that such a step would be premature, unethical and irresponsible. more

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New York City declares a public health emergency amid Brooklyn measles outbreak

New York City has declared the measles outbreak affecting the Orthodox Jewish community in Williamsburg to be a public health emergency, Mayor Bill de Blasio said. Unvaccinated people living in select ZIP codes will be required to receive the measles, … Tęsti skaitymą

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