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The US is throwing away at least 3,500 donated kidneys every year, study finds

There are currently 93,000 people in the United States on a waiting list for a donated kidney, yet at least 3,500 donated kidneys are discarded every year, according to a study published Monday in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine.

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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.

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Moral Distress in Neurosurgery

It is difficult to predict the outcome of the surgery, so the choice to operate or not to operate often generates moral distress in the doctor who makes it. I go with my gut when deciding whether or not to operate, but always, in the back of my mind, the circumstances stir up doubt. What if I’m wrong? Is it in the patient’s best interest to put him through surgery if the chance of meaningful recovery is vanishingly small? Yet, not taking this chance guarantees his death.

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‘They are together, they are equal’: the agonising choice facing father of conjoined twins

Separation surgery would save the life of one of the three-year-old girls but lead to the death of the other. Ibrahima Ndiaye, the twins’ father, tells how he came to his decision. Over the past two and a half years, he and the hospital have wrestled with an agonising decision about whether to go ahead with a surgical separation that Marieme would not survive, but that could give Ndeye a chance of a reasonable life. Without a separation, both will almost certainly die.

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Lūžtantys šonkauliai, pragulos ir liūdna baigtis: jau greitai Lietuvoje žmonės gyvenimą paliks kitaip

Antradienį Seimo nariai balsavo dėl Žmogaus mirties nustatymo ir kritinių būklių įstatymo ir jam pritarė: už – 84, prieš 2, susilaikė 10. Pokyčiai Lietuvos ligoninėse jau nuo 2020 metų sausio 1 dienos. Šiuo įstatymo projektu keičiasi tai, kad gydytojai paciento negaivins tuomet, kai mato negrįžtamas sveikatos būklės pasekmes, o gaivinimas situaciją dar labiau pablogins.

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A mother gave birth to other couples’ babies because of an IVF mix-up, lawsuit states

A couple from New York is suing a fertility clinic after a woman gave birth to other couples’ babies because of an IVF mixup, according to a federal lawsuit filed in US District Court.The mother, who is Asian, gave birth to two non-Asian babies, and each child was a genetic match to a different couple that was also a client at the fertility clinic, the lawsuit states. The Asian couple was then forced to give up the babies to their true genetic parents.

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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 a tragedy for Europe that a child or an adult has died because of a preventable disease,“ says Patrick O’Connor, a team lead in WHO Europe’s Vaccine-Preventable Diseases and Immunization program. „We owe it to them to protect them.“

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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.

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Never say ‘die’: Why so many doctors won’t break bad news

It’s never easy to tell a patient about a terminal illness, but a longtime doctor whose own diagnosis was botched says physicians must do better.

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I never met my daughter’s dad – she was his dying wish

Liat Malka longed to have children but hadn’t yet met the right person with whom to start a family. Then she became involved in an unusual plan – to help fulfil a stranger’s dying wish of fathering a child.

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