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Relief of pain for suffering patients

...'s death. They worry that they could be accused of euthanasia and so a patient may suffer unnecessarily. Researchers at the University of Toronto Joint Center for Bioethics now suggest that patients be given more pain relief if they need it, even if the drugs do hasten death. They want to clarify the borderl...

Mercy killing for newborn with incurable disease in Netherlands

...for an immediate reporting of all cases of newborn euthanasia to a national committee of doctors, lawyers, and ethicists. Such euthanasia law board exists for adults, now a need as raised for euthanasia law system for newborn. Newborn bab...

Legalization Of Euthanasia Would Not Affect Patient’s Trus

... small percentage (20%) expressing that legalizing euthanasia would cause distrust by blurring the time-honored ... confidence. Controversial data with respect to euthanasia and patient trust have been obtained from different regions of the world. In conclusion, it might st...

Euthanasia To Be Permitted In Swiss Hospital

...tal in Switzerland, even though the conditions for euthanasia will be very strict. // This has been revealed by ...doctor or to a member of Exit, the Swiss voluntary euthanasia society.Terminally ill patients will be allowed in this hospital to take their own lives on hospital...

Kiwi veterinarians angry Over Doctor's Advice

...nary Association is on war path against Australian euthanasia campaigner Philip Nitschke for his advise to use v...to put animals down are the same as those used for euthanasia in countries such as Switzerland, Belgium and the Netherlands. Dr Nitschke told a mainly elderly a...

Dare Not Mercy kill – Courtesy: The Care Not Killing Grou

...n that purports to introduce assisted // suicide / euthanasia in the United Kingdom. The Care Not Killing team ...ity of palliative care while vehemently denouncing euthanasia and physician assisted killing. Their conviction to reject euthanasia has gained momentum following...

Bishop Warns Against Change in Mercy Killing Laws

...Bishop of Manchester has come out strongly against euthanasia saying that the proposed changes in the law would increase the cases of mercy killing of "unwanted children." // "As some paediatricians have said, implicit in the legislative proposals is the possibility that assisted dying could eventually apply ...

Euthanasia campaigner Dr Philip Nitschke could faces criminal conviction

The Medical Council of New Zealand said that the euthanasia campaigner Dr Philip Nitschke does not possess a l...eeds to be registered as a doctor to carry out his euthanasia workshops. On the other hand Dr Nitschke denies that he needs a licence. He faces a criminal convi...

Caffeine Makes People Persuade Easily

...in two experiments about how they viewed voluntary euthanasia and abortion. They were given either straight orange juice or juice laced with the caffeine equivalent of two cups of coffee before reading the argument about controversial topics. After having coffee they were again tested under non-distracting co...

Coffee Stimulants Could Make us to Change The Attitude

...ts were questioned about how they viewed voluntary euthanasia and abortion. They were then asked to read persuasive messages about the subject that were opposed to their opinions. Before reading the arguments, they were asked to drink either straight orange juice or juice laced with the caffeine equivalent o...

Euthanasia Should Be Legalised feels An Ethics Professor

...or the legalisation of voluntary and non-voluntary euthanasia in the UK//. Len Doyal a professor of medical ethi...ed that it is ironic that much of the debate about euthanasia has been so focussed on competent patients and not on those so totally gone. He explained that withd...

More Caffeine Could Mean a Greater Acceptance Tendency

...tudy enquired about the people’s attitudes towards euthanasia before and after reading persuasive arguments against their initial beliefs. Before reading the arguments, the participants were given orange juice with either caffeine or a placebo. It was surprising to find that those consumed juice with caffein...

Euthanasia : ‘Merciful’ Terminatin

...d to terminally ill individuals, and the misuse of euthanasia by its perpetrators, are some of the reasons that euthanasia is not yet legalized in most countries. The state of Oregon in the USA, The Netherlands, Belgium an...

Swiss Group Appeals Invocation of Euthanasia Option For The Severely Depressed

...has not come down heavily on assisted suicide. The euthanasia laws are clear that a person can be accused only if the act is motivated by self-interest. Dignitas is now helping a Swiss national suffering bipolar disorder. MEP Chris Davies expressed that it would certainly benefit if UK could take a leaf ou...

Consider Euthanasia For Severely Disabled Babies, College Tells Doctors

...posal these factors must be considered, and active euthanasia is an option which should at least be debated .How...ffield Council on Bioethics. The college wants the euthanasia proposal to be included as part of it. Euthanasia is illegal in Britain but the submission is look...

Italian Court Presides Over the Judgment of Incurably Ill Italian Man, Pleading Euthanasia

...l, and the case has stirred a hornet’s nest, where euthanasia is not permitted by the law. Welby is bedridden and is fed only by means of a tube. A computer deciphers his eye movement and relates his thoughts, as he is unable to speak. He has appealed to the courts to permit euthanasia, so that he may be all...

Doctors’ Own Fear of Death Linked to Hastening Death of Very Sick Newborn

...should not be interpreted as indicative of rampant euthanasia on neonatal units. Rather, he says, the study shows that “In relation to neonatal death and dying, doctors’ fear, or lack of it, matters. It matters because it can influence clinical judgements.” He adds: “Recognising this difference is an import...

Using Morphine to Hasten Death Is a Myth, Says Doctor

...s a justification for patient assisted suicide and euthanasia is not tenable in evidence-based medicine, he says. In end of life care, double effect is a myth leading a double life. Source-Newswise SM...

French 'euthanasia Doctor' Avoids Jail

...ame out in support of the doctor and demanded that euthanasia be made legal in France. Active euthanasia is legal in the Netherlands, Belgium and Switzerland....

Legalization of Abortion in Mexico City Raises Heckles

...s latest string of speeches denounced abortion and euthanasia as forms of 'terrorism with a human face.' He call...active, name: 'centre for reproductive health' and euthanasia is blandly called 'death with dignity'.' The Catholic Church has decided to excommunicate those ...

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