Euthanasia (from Greek: εὐθανασία; "good death": εὖ, eu; "well"... -

The right to die is a tough act to follow

Business Line - 18 Mar 2018
M Udaya Kumar Maiya History was made when the Supreme Court recently upheld that the fundamental right to a “meaningful existence” includes a person's choice to die without suffering. It has permitted a 'living will' by patients, authorising the ...

Bengali movie based on euthanasia theme to hit screen in May

Business Standard - 18 Mar 2018
A Bengali film based on the theme of euthanasia is all set to hit the screen in May this year after getting approval from the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC). The movie "Pupa" would be probably first on the subject of euthanasia after the ...

India's Supreme Court allows 'passive euthanasia' - 09 Mar 2018
Minakshi Biswas, research scholar and expert on euthanasia, said however that there are many factors to be considered before allowing passive euthanasia. "Allowing passive euthanasia in developed countries is probably feasible, but welcoming even ...

Netherlands euthanasia case under renewed scrutiny

BioEdge - 10 Mar 2018
In a new article in the Journal of Medical Ethics, researchers from the National Institutes of Health offer an insightful analysis of one of the most controversial cases of euthanasia to have occured in the Netherlands. Bioethicists David Gibbs Miller ...

Euthanasia performed on Canadian prisoner

BioEdge - 04 Mar 2018
A request by a Belgian prisoner for euthanasia made international headlines not too long ago, even though he was not permitted to take advantage of the legislation. But in a measure of how enthusiastically Canada has embraced euthanasia, one prisoner ...

Horse rescue owner defends euthanasia methods

The San Diego Union-Tribune - 10 Mar 2018
The majority are purchased at an auction in Ontario where HiCaliber competes with other rescues and buyers who want to take the horses to Mexican slaughter houses. The controversy surrounding Cochran and HiCaliber appears to be based primarily on a ...

Radio of hope for man who sought euthanasia for son

Times of India - 18 Mar 2018
AHMEDABAD: Parth Mesuria, an 11-year-old boy from Amreli, whose father Dinesh Mesuria had pleaded euthanasia for his son suffering from a rare neurological disorder has got a ray of hope from a citybased alternative medicine practitioner. A radio ...

National organization holds euthanasia forum in Rockford

WIFR - 15 Mar 2018
ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - A national organization joins forces with Winnebago County Animal Services to help reverse some disturbing trends when it comes to pet euthanasia rates. The Best Friends Animal Society says that the WCAS has the second highest ...

Dutch public prosecutor investigates four new euthanasia cases - 08 Mar 2018
The public prosecution department said on Thursday it has begun investigations into four cases of euthanasia which may not have taken place in line with strict Dutch rules. Two cases concern the same doctor in Noord-Holland, one happened in The Hague ...

Religious leaders oppose Indian court euthanasia verdict

ucanews - 12 Mar 2018
India's top court has ignited a new religious debate after permitting passive euthanasia, allowing patients to prescribe in their "living will" the withdrawal of medical support if they slip into an irreversible coma. Leaders of India's Catholics ...

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