Colombia may finally legalise euthanasia
The assisted suicide of American woman Brittany Maynard last year may have tipped Colombia into legalising euthanasia.
Many Dutch doctors open to euthanasia for existential suffering
Around one in three Dutch doctors would be prepared to help someone with a psychological illness die, says a new JME study.
Euthanasia cases leap in Dutch clinic
A Dutch euthanasia clinic cautioned by authorities has experienced a massive leap in patients requesting euthanasia.
Palliative care and PAD—The Benelux experience
A group of researchers have produced an empirical study of the effect of physician assisted death on palliative care.
Life sustaining treatment 1: withdrawal
Is withdrawal of life sustaining treatment killing?
Life sustaining treatment 2: A family perspective
Families are ambivalent and torn when contemplating the withdrawing life sustaining treatment.
Physician assisted death versus palliative care
Why wait for the perfect public health system?
Dutch euthanasia clinic has knuckles rapped over tinnitus death
Third time in a year for the Levenseindekliniek in The Hague.
French parliament begins debate on euthanasia
President Francois Hollande and the prime minister, Manuel Valls, both support liberalising the law.
PBS investigates Belgian euthanasia
This PBS video gives an insight into the issues and personalities behind Belgium’s euthanasia regime.
Euthanasia of convicted Belgian murderer cancelled
The Belgian justice minister has refused to allow convicted rapist Frank Van den Bleeken to undergo euthanasia.
German nurse may have killed 178 patients
A German male nurse has admitted to a psychiatrist that he gave lethal injections to show off his “excellent” resuscitation skills.
Nitschke loses legal battle to practice as a doctor
Tribunal rules that his activities would undermine public confidence in the medical profession and pose a serious risk to public safety.
What did Udo Schuklenk really say about neonatal euthanasia?
Bioethicist Udo Schuklenk has come under fire following the publication of a conference paper in which he advocated neonatal euthanasia in certain extreme circumstances.
Swiss bioethicist backs organ donor euthanasia
Why waste valuable organs?
Should severely disabled infants be euthanased?
Two of the leading voices in bioethics go head-to-head.
An eloquent defense of euthanasia by organ removal
In a recent article in the journal Bioethics, two Oxford bioethicists provide a lucid defense of euthanasia by organ removal.
Dutch doctors want to harvest organs of euthanased patients
The number of organs available for transplant in the Netherlands could double.
Belgian euthanasia group tours Auschwitz
About 70 people accompanied Belgian euthanasia doctor Wim Distelmans on his tour of Auschwitz last month.
Pope condemns euthanasia, calls for a new ‘human ecology’
Pope Francis has condemned euthanasia, calling it “a sin against God the creator”.
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