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Marketing of Essure sterilisation implants halted in Europe

27 September 2017

On Monday, the pharmaceutical company, Bayer, announced that Essure[1] sterilisation implants will no longer be marketed in Europe. The device, which has been...

Heart surgery performed in utero – healthy baby delivered

21 August 2017

In Canada, Kristine Barry was twenty weeks pregnant when she learned that her baby had two serious congenital heart defects. The heart was not pumping...

Porcine cells to treat Parkinson's disease?

26 June 2017

Living Cell Technologies, a New Zealand company, is developing treatment using porcine cells transplanted to the brain of patients with Parkinson's disease in...

One of Us Forum: two-day pro-life debate

12 June 2017

Last weekend, the One of Us/ Un de Nous Federation brought together 600 people in Budapest for the second European pro-life forum involving European and...


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