Medicine

Analyse – Maternité de substitution en Ukraine : L’ascension – ou la chute? – du marché lucratif international

Analyse – Maternité de substitution en Ukraine : L’ascension – ou la chute? – du marché lucratif international

Published 25/02/2019

Veronika Siegl  (Université de Berne)

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Ça fait plusieurs années que la maternité de substitution pour les étrangers, y compris pour les couples allemands, fleurit [more…]

La liste des cliniques reproductives abordables et efficaces

La liste des cliniques reproductives abordables et efficaces

Published 23/12/2018

Je vous avertis tout de suite – si vous avez quelques extra 250-300 000 dollars, cet aperçu n'est pas pour vous. Allez voir le palmarès [more…]

Gestation pour autrui – la traite des enfants ou la philanthropie ?

Gestation pour autrui – la traite des enfants ou la philanthropie ?

Published 23/11/2017

Au fil du temps la liste des pays autorisant la gestation pour autrui (autrement la maternité de substitution) s’élargit. En 2015 l’Inde, le Népal, la [more…]

Purdue seeks rule that would give it edge in Canadian painkiller market

Purdue seeks rule that would give it edge in Canadian painkiller market

Published 10/02/2017

FILE PHOTO - Prescription painkiller OxyNEO by Purdue Pharma is shown at a pharmacy, with ''X'' indicating not a full bottle, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on January 17, 2017. REUTERS/Hyungwon Kang/File Photo

A leading drugmaker ramped up its lobbying in Canada fivefold last year, urging government officials to enact a rule that would give it an effective monopoly on long-acting narcotic painkillers.

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China punishes hospital staff after patients infected with HIV, hepatitis B

China punishes hospital staff after patients infected with HIV, hepatitis B

Published 10/02/2017

Staff at two Chinese hospitals have been punished after their failure to follow proper medical procedures caused 14 patients to be infected with HIV and hepatitis B, state media reported on Friday.

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FDA approves drug to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy

FDA approves drug to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Published 09/02/2017

A view shows the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland August 14, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Reed/File Photo

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved a drug made by Marathon Pharmaceuticals to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), a devastating muscle-wasting disease that mainly affects young boys.

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Eating during labor may be safe – even beneficial – for women

Eating during labor may be safe – even beneficial – for women

Published 09/02/2017

By Andrew M. Seaman(Reuters Health) - Women may be able to eat more than just ice chips during labor without risking complications, according to a n

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Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey

Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey

Published 09/02/2017

By Lisa Rapaport(Reuters Health) - Even though most Americans are worried about dying from a heart attack or stroke, few people know their numbers wh

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Sanderson Farms shareholder proposal on antibiotics fails

Sanderson Farms shareholder proposal on antibiotics fails

Published 09/02/2017

A Sanderson Farms Inc shareholder proposal requesting the third-largest U.S. poultry producer phase out the use of medically important antibiotics for growth promotion and disease prevention failed to pass on Thursday, the company said.

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Laundry pods cause large portion of chemical eye burns in kids

Laundry pods cause large portion of chemical eye burns in kids

Published 09/02/2017

By Madeline Kennedy(Reuters Health) - As concentrated laundry detergent pods have become more common, so have chemical eye injuries among young child

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