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The Holy See at the UN: "Too many children are deprived of the right to life"

21 October 2014

Before the third commission of the 69th meeting of the United Nations General Assembly on 17 October 2014 on the subject of children’s rights, Monsignor...

New Zealand authorises the first "saviour sibling"

10 October 2014

For the first time, a family in New Zealand has been allowed to create "a saviour sibling" to treat their eldest son who is suffering from a hereditary disease...

Switzerland: heading towards a ban on gender-related abortion?

10 October 2014

The Swiss Science Commission unanimously recommended the adoption of a State Council(1) motion aimed at toughening up legislation relating to premature...

Down syndrome: Cerba guarantees the reliability of the new screening test – are we heading straight for eugenics?

01 October 2014

The Cerba laboratory, which has developed the new non-invasive screening test (NIPS) for Down syndrome in France,  just announced the results of its SEDHA...


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