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Improving respiratory support for COVID-19 patients with self-learning assisted ventilation

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Improving respiratory support for COVID-19 patients with self-learning assisted ventilation Improving respiratory support for COVID-19 patients with self-learning assisted ventilation Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain As the pandemic continues to ravage the world, mechanical ventilators are vital for the survival of COVID-19 patients who cannot breathe on their own. One of …

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    Pregnancy complications in assisted reproduction linked to a specific process

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    Pregnancy complications in assisted reproduction linked to a specific process Pregnancy complications in assisted reproduction linked to a specific process Human Embryo. Credit: Ed Uthman, MD/Wikipedia An experimental study from researchers in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania links a specific procedure—embryo culture—that is part of …

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      Not children, but ‘super-happy families’ the aim of assisted reproduction

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      Not children, but ‘super-happy families’ the aim of assisted reproduction Not children, but ‘super-happy families’ the aim of assisted reproduction Researcher Judith Lind, Linköping University Credit: Linköping University Researcher Judith Lind has studied how staff at fertility clinics view the assessments that childless couples and women undergo in order to …

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        Robot assisted microsurgery passes human clinical trial

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        MicroSure’s MUSA robotic platform. Credit: MicroSure. A team of researchers working at Maastricht University Medical Center in The Netherlands has assessed the capabilities of a robot that assists with microsurgeries. In their paper published in the journal Nature Communications, the group describes how the robot works and how well it …

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          Sick woman campaigns for medically assisted suicide in Peru

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          In this Dec. 18, 2019 photo, Ana Estrada, a 42-year-old Peruvian psychologist who is almost completely paralyzed by a terminal illness and yearns to be legally allowed to end her own life, rides her motorized wheelchair through her home in Lima, Peru. “In Peru, ‘mercy killing’ is a crime carrying …

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            New Jersey court ruling lets assisted suicide go ahead

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            In this Aug. 14, 2019 file photo, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy speaks to reporters in Newark, N.J. The state can move ahead with a new law allowing terminally ill patients to seek life-ending drugs, a state appeals court ruled Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019 overturning a lower court’s temporary hold …

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              New Jersey’s medically assisted suicide law put on hold

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              A New Jersey judge put a temporary hold on a new law allowing terminally ill patients to seek life-ending drugs. The order means that New Jersey’s recently enacted measure cannot be enforced by the state attorney general and comes in response to a lawsuit brought by a doctor practicing in …

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                Australia cancer sufferer first to use new assisted dying law

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                A 61-year-old cancer patient has become the first person in over two decades to die under controversial assisted dying laws in Australia, a charity said. Kerry Robertson died in July, three months after the mother-of-two ceased treatment for metastatic breast cancer, the support group Go Gentle Australia said Sunday. The …

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