Medicine
  • Italy's ban on screening embryos for diseases before they are implanted in a womb violates the rights of a couple whose first child was born with cystic fibrosis, the European Court of Human Rights ruled Tuesday.


    LAST UPDATE : Dec 06, 2012, 2:30 AM EST
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  • Italy's ban on screening embryos for diseases before they are implanted in a womb violates the rights of a couple whose first child was born with cystic fibrosis, the European Court of Human Rights ruled Tuesday.


    LAST UPDATE : Dec 06, 2012, 2:30 AM EST
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  • A formerly blind Sumatran orangutan can see her baby twins for the first time after undergoing cataract surgery in the first such operation in Indonesia.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 06, 2012, 1:30 AM EST
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  • A self-styled healer has been indicted by a Swiss court on charges that he intentionally infected 16 people with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, in cases going back more than a decade, authorities said Thursday.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 05, 2012, 10:30 PM EST
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  • Esperance Zawadi, 18, lays by her 11-month-old son Steve Kwizera in a tent set outside the Kibati hospital in Kibati, north of Goma, eastern Congo, Monday Aug. 6, 2012.

    An outbreak of cholera in West Africa has infected more than 13,000 people and killed at least 258 people in Sierra Leone and Guinea.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 23, 2012, 9:02 AM EDT
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