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Declared brain dead, a British newborn defies all odds

07 January 2019

A little boy declared brain dead at birth has "defied all odds", and is now 15 months old.   Kaleb Crook, a British boy, suffered oxygen deprivation at...

In Belgium, substantial increase in requests for official gender reassignment

17 December 2018

In 2018, 1,625 requests for official gender reassignment were registered in Belgium, i.e. 1/3 of register entries over the last 25 years.   42% concern...

Defective medical implants - an international health scandal

17 December 2018

Following an international enquiry into defective medical implants—Implant Files, launched in 2014—there have been calls for a European marketing authorisation...

Omnigender, neutrois, intersex… Australian birth certificates with 33 possible genders?

17 December 2018

This would allow Australian parents to choose from 33 gender options instead of the traditional 'male' or 'female' when registering the birth of their children...


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