PRE-IMPLANTATION DIAGNOSTICS: THE SCANDAL SURROUNDING NON-VALIDATED TESTS

Pre-implantation diagnostics have been carried out since the 1990s to detect chromosomal anomalies in embryos prior to implantation. Several techniques have been devised for this purpose. Polar body biopsies were initially carried out prior to fertilisation. Polar bodies or globules are cells formed during egg maturation, which disappear after fertilisation. They should have the same…

Ley italiana abriría la puerta a la eutanasia

El jueves, 14 de diciembre, los legisladores italianos aprobaron una ley para permitir los testamentos en vida y la denegación de cuidados al final de la vida. La ley que acaba de aprobarse permite a los italianos escribir testamentos vitales y rechazar el tratamiento médico, la nutrición artificial y la hidratación, sin la posibilidad de…

Stop Abortion: Poland

830.000 signatures were delivered to the Parliament of Poland on Thursday, November 30. Supporters of the Citizens Initiative #StopAbortion greatly surpassed the required by law minimum of 100.000 signatures. Now, the legal proposition to ban eugenic abortion will be proceed by the Polish Parliament within the next three months.   The number of signatories is…