Tag Archives: Clinic

A UK Clinic Can Now Create Babies From Three Parents

A team of scientists in the UK has been given the permission to create babies from three parents, CNN reports. UK’s Human Fertilization and Embryo Authority had already green-lit the technique in December 2016. And now they are allowing a clinic at Newcastle University to carry out the technique with the public. The technique, known as mitochondrial donation, will allow ...

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NHS sexual health clinic fined £180K for patients' HIV status leak

A leading NHS sexual health clinic in London has been fined £180,000 for mistakenly leaking the identities of nearly 800 HIV-positive patients.  The identities of 781 patients, the majority of whom were HIV-positive, were leaked when 56 Dean Street, a clinic run by the Chelsea and Westminster NHS Trust, sent out one of its occasional newsletters forgetting to hide the names and email addresses of recipients.  Following ...

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Afghan clinic bombing 'not a war crime'

A US air strike that destroyed a medical charity’s clinic in northern Afghanistan, killing 42 people, was not a war crime, the Pentagon has said. Confirming disciplinary charges against 16 US service personnel, General Joseph Votel said the “tragic strike” was due to human and technical errors. A US gunship mistook the hospital at Kunduz, run by Medecins sans Frontieres ...

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In Vitro Fertilization Denied To Lesbian Couple By Fertility Clinic On Same Day North Carolina Anti-LGBT Law Went Into Effect

One North Carolina lesbian couple is launching a lawsuit against a fertility clinic where they claim to have been denied in vitro fertilization under the state’s new anti-LGBT laws. “The bill has been described as a bathroom bill, but the whole issue is just a smokescreen for discrimination” https://t.co/HGZ9ydZHgs #HB2 — ACLU National (@ACLU) April 21, 2016 The American Civil ...

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