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Terri Schiavo is no more, but the question of Mercy killing is unresolved…

Terri Schiavo died in the Pinellas Park hospital on Thursday. Terri Schiavo, the severely brain damaged Florida woman, who was facing the right-to-die controversy.// She died today 13 days after her feeding tube was removed on the order of a state court judge. ....Terri Schiavo was 26 years when she collapsed in her home in 1990. She was suffering from potassium deficiency, due to extreme weight...

Mercy killing for newborn with incurable disease in Netherlands

Newborn babies with severe incurable disease can opt for mercy killing// in Netherlands. ....New born babies with incurable disease and with severe suffering may have the choice of mercy killing in Dutch. The Dutch Pediatric Society has plans of adopting national guidelines which is called as Groningen Protocol to be followed strictly when offering mercy killing. The Dutch Pediatric Society acce...

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

United Kingdom: Mercy Killing should be mercilessly shot down, according to a newly formed group of Human Rights and Health Group activists. The group’s mandate is to communicate this idea to the government and veto any recommendation that purports to introduce assisted // suicide / euthanasia in the United Kingdom. ..The Care Not Killing team comprising of Human rights groups based in UK, pallia...

Bishop Warns Against Change in Mercy Killing Laws

The 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 to children - not least those born unwanted or `damaged'," Bishop Nigel was quoted...

Journalist Petitions Court Pleading Mercy Killing

A 79-year-old freelance journalist here has petitioned the Rajasthan High Court seeking permission for euthanasia, saying he wants to die with dignity//. ..In his petition filed Wednesday, Giriraj Prasad Gupta pleaded for mercy killing on the ground that he was unable to perform his day-to-day functions independently and did not want to lead a crippled life waiting for death. ..He said he had...

TB Patient Pleads President for Mercy Killing

Unable to cope with his suffering, a tuberculosis (TB) patient in Madhya Pradesh has requested Indian President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam to allow him //to end his own life and that of his four minor children. ....Uttam Singh Ojha, a resident of Guna who is in his late 40s, is suffering from TB and has long been dependent on his children for moving around. His wife too had died of TB a few years ago....

Mercy Attempt Allowed for 12 KGMU Students

12 students from the King George's Medical University have been granted a 'mercy attempt', following five earlier unsuccessful attempts, to clear their respective// examinations. The Faculty Board took this decision in a meeting held at the medical university on Friday. ..Rules so far have allowed medical students only five attempts to clear each professional. Although an examination committee w...

Mercy Killing Charge Refuted by Katrina Doctor

Dr. Anna Pou, during her first ever public appearance, since her arrest for causing the death of four patients with dangerous injections, confirmed that neither she nor// the two co-accused nurses, warranted the murder charge. ....The charge labeled against them by the Louisiana Attorney General Charles Foti, points at incriminating evidence, of second-degree murder. The witness account as men...

Family Approaches President for Mercy Killing

Jaipur: A family in Rajasthan, suffering from an undiagnosed disease, has sought the president's permission for mercy killing//. ....Six members of the family, including two women, are on an indefinite hunger strike in Sheopur area of Jaipur district to highlight their plight. The family is reportedly suffering from an undiagnosed disease that has disabled them. ....Vaishani Devi, 65, has had t...

Hoosiers Live at the Mercy of Nursing Homes

Defenseless Hoosiers in Allen County and across Indiana have no one to look out for them. They are forced to live at public expense in nursing homes //or in the community without any money or family of their own. They often suffer from dementia, mental retardation or another condition that impairs their judgment or ability to communicate. ..Health care experts agree that their numbers will explod...

Lard, Have Mercy

Obesity has become a household word, and it’s not the rich and over-fed// anymore. .. In western countries it is seen that the poor are actually fatter and the rich with access to awareness about bad eating habits, and personal trainers, hi-tech gyms, diet secretaries etc., are comparatively slimmer. .. Indeed a sad state of affairs that we find ourselves in. Obesity is the well-documented f...

70-year-old, Three Sons Seek Mercy Death

An impoverished 70-year-old man and his three physically challenged sons have sought permission from India's president to end their lives// , saying there seemed to be little hope for the family. ...."With nobody to extend a helping hand, death is probably a wise option," says 70-year-old Hakimuddin, a resident of Kamalpur village in Bhadrak district. ....His three sons, Raffiuddin, 35, Mayiudd...

70-year-old, Three Sons Seek Mercy Death

An impoverished 70-year-old man and his three physically challenged sons have sought permission from India's president to end their lives , saying there seemed to be little hope for the family. ......"With nobody to extend a helping hand, death is probably a wise option," says 70-year-old Hakimuddin, a resident of Kamalpur village in Bhadrak district. ......His three sons, Raffiuddin, 35, Mayi...
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