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Abortion - Medical termination of Pregnancy(MTP)


Bioethics press synthesis

Tennessee: Senate approves memorial for abortion victims

14 May 2018

Following in the footsteps of the Tennessee State House, the Senate has approved the erection of a monument "in memory of abortion victims" by twenty-three...

Pennsylvania House of Representatives passes bill banning abortion of foetuses carrying trisomy 21

09 May 2018

In Pennsylvania last Monday, the House of Representatives passed a bill to prohibit abortions when the only reason is that the foetus may be or is a carrier of...

Contraceptive implants given to English girls aged 12 and under

09 May 2018

The NHS[1] is distributing the contraceptive implant in schools "like Smarties". In 2015/2016 and 2016/2017, 10,593 girls under 16 years old (with an NHS...

New restrictions on Essure sterilisation device in the United States, but no recall

04 May 2018

On Monday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) imposed new restrictions on the permanent contraceptive implant following reports of painful...


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