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Doctors in India worried over abuse of morning-after pill

3 August 2010

There is growing concern amongst healthcare workers and government officials in India about the routine use of morning-after pills. Manufacturers of the “I-pill” and “Unwanted 72” are promoting them as primary contraceptives, resulting in teenagers overusing them. The pills have health risks such as breast, ovarian and uterine cancer. [LifeSiteNews.com, 29 July] http://bit.ly/bl6xzt

IVF pioneer argues for NHS to pay for saviour siblings

A leading IVF doctor is arguing that the NHS should pay for IVF so-called saviour siblings. Dr. Simon Fishel claims that creating saviour siblings will be cost-effective for the NHS, when treating patients that require blood transfusions and tissue-matched donors. [BBC, 30 July] http://bit.ly/dvrRm3

Woman in locked-in syndrome wants government to revise assisted suicide law

A woman in locked-in syndrome wants the British government to revise the law on assisted suicide. Tracey Snik argues that if someone willfully chooses to die, then the law should respect their wishes. However, Mrs Snik has said that she has no intention to die, saying that "life isn't over, it's just different". [ITV, 28 July] http://bit.ly/dflyuM

Other stories:

Pill to treat stomach ulcers promoted as new 'safe' form of abortion. [New York Times, 31 July] http://nyti.ms/cWOl5y

30 Colombian governors pledge to protect the lives of the unborn. [Catholic News Agency, 2 August] http://bit.ly/aJ4MjT

American senator pushes for permanent support of tax-funded abortion overseas [LifeNews.com, 2 August] http://bit.ly/b4eKBw

Documentary tells story of Cuban pro-life hero [Rome Reports via Catholic Herald, 2 August] http://bit.ly/9YOXvH

Bishops urges vote for parental notification proposal [JuneauEmpire.com, 1 August] http://bit.ly/aR1QKz

Vatican preparing new document on effects of abortion on women [CNA, 30 July] http://bit.ly/9mRNSE

Easy access to drugs trivializes abortion, says Vatican official [CNS via Catholic Sun, 30 July] http://bit.ly/cd8FGa

No members of Spanish committee on maternal health are pro-life, organization charges [CNA, 30 July] http://bit.ly/9odQKh

Brazilian government joins UN to urge Latin American nations to depenalize abortion [LifeSiteNews.com, 30 July] http://bit.ly/cDFrTJ

French nurse admits to eight infanticides [Telegraph, 29 July] http://bit.ly/bAHKW6

Beware new abortion guidance in Northern Ireland, warns SPUC. [SPUC, 27 July] http://bit.ly/bbJG2J

Spain's embryo adoption scheme reveals the inhumanity of IVF [Pat Buckley, 3 August] http://bit.ly/dgdBCA

British couple pay woman in India to bear their child [BBC, 2 August] http://bit.ly/c9E59G

Vatican criticizes US approval for world's first embryonic stem cell clinical trial [AFP via London South East, 31 July] http://bit.ly/bYxNYt

Documentary reveals secrets of infertility industry [Youth Defence, 30 July] http://bit.ly/dqdOBd

Scots IVF clinic makes move towards designer babies [Christian Institute, 29 July] http://bit.ly/cEUPd2

IVF doctor defends helping parents choose babies’ gender [Daily Record, 29 July] http://bit.ly/cWnlF8

Protein found in stem cells protects against immune attack [EuroInvestor, 29 July] http://bit.ly/aVwXqw

20th world congress on fertility and sterility [AlphaGalileo, 29 July] http://bit.ly/9fL1ed

Re-growth of rabbit limbs using their own stem cells may have promising possibilities for humans [BBC, 28 July] http://bit.ly/9ZzGhy

UK embryo authority to be shut down. [Christian Institute, 27 July] http://bit.ly/bD4Wt9

India's elderly under pressure to use IVF. [BBC, 27 July] http://bit.ly/dwLJSE

New film reveals exploitation of women who sell their eggs for IVF. [Wesley Smith, 27 July] http://bit.ly/9AIXbq

Scientists reprogram mouse fat cells into useful stem cells. [ScienceBlog, 26 July] http://bit.ly/aFXjmO

Mother defends euthanasia of son [Evening Standard, 30 July] http://bit.ly/biqAu3

Scientists say 'locked in' patients may soon be able to drive wheelchairs by breathing.[Telegraph, 27 July] http://bit.ly/aLnAUc

New book by Anglican vicar on assisted suicide [spiked, July] http://bit.ly/9zXSZM

Expert says increased population good for prosperity [Youth Defence, 30 July] http://bit.ly/c8jFBq

Report features developed world under-population crisis [LifeSiteNews.com, 29 July] http://bit.ly/cwSk86

Iranian president dismisses 'Western' family planning methods and calls for population growth. [Irish Examiner, 28 July] http://bit.ly/ce3CjV

European population growth discussed on YouTube. [Independent, 27 July] http://bit.ly/9ZDIYF

Women 'should not have right to home birth if at risk' [BBC, 30 July] http://bit.ly/9fcmL5

Marie Stopes commemorated with an English Heritage Blue Plaque [English Heritage, 29 July] http://bit.ly/ddhRWN

Unborn baby saves mom's life by kicking in womb [Central Chronicle, 25 July] http://bit.ly/cbX8jK

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