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Brain-dead woman gives birth in Poland

A brain-dead Polish woman was kept alive for 55 days so that she could give birth, a hospital official said Tuesday, adding that the premature baby showed no signs of serious complications.

Apr 19, 2016
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Protective suit against Ebola and future epidemics

Following the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, EPFL is joining forces with Geneva University Hospitals and the University of Geneva to develop a new protective suit. The initiative is driven and supported by doctors working ...

Apr 19, 2016
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3 Canadian families sue US sperm bank over sperm donor

Three Ontario families are suing a U.S.-based sperm bank and its Canadian distributor, alleging they were misled about a donor's medical and social history, which included a criminal record and significant mental illness.

Apr 15, 2016
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The science of hugs and why they (mostly) feel so good

"Hugging it out" is often touted as a good way to solve a problem. Now a group of Europeans have decided that that'sall Britons need to convince them to stay in the EU. Their #hugabrit campaign, in which people send in pictures ...

Apr 12, 2016
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