Some say it’s euthanasia, others say it’s not enough, French legislators are to start examining a draft law which would give the right to “deep and ongoing sedation” until death for terminally ill patients.
A fourteen-year-old girl suffering from cystic fibrosis asks Chile’s President Michelle Bachelet to authorize her euthanasia.
(Next Media Online) – Following the February 23 death of a German toddler from measles, health officials in Berlin are considering making vaccinations mandatory.
Ten-month-old conjoined twins who shared a chest wall, intestine and pelvis were separated in a first ever surgery of its kind, at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston.
A 68-year-old blind man is overcome with emotion upon seeing his wife for the first time in more than a decade with the help of a bionic eye implant.
Sierra Leone has imposed a lock down in Freetown’s Aberdeen district, following a spike in Ebola cases, in what is seen as a setback for the country hardest-hit by the virus. Health workers are conducting searches as part of government efforts to contain the virus.
Eleven students at Connecticut’s Wesleyan University are being treated for overdoses of the drug MDMA.