Psychological side effects of abortion

A widely debated topic is whether there is such thing as “post-abortion syndrome”, or if some psychological disorders exist only after induced abortions. A recent study on this subject (see HERE) has concluded that, while some women do develop psychological disorders...

She aborted her child to save her brother’s life. A paradigmatic case of medical and ethical manipulation

Can bone marrow really not be obtained from a pregnant woman? Because if it can, there would be no medical reason to have to resort to abortion. Yang Li’s brother urgently needed a bone marrow transplant to treat his disease. Yang Li, who was 12 weeks pregnant, was an...

Is it true that there are vaccines produced using aborted fetuses?

Some of the vaccines currently used to prevent diseases such as rubella, measles, rabies, poliomyelitis, hepatitis A, chickenpox or smallpox are produced using tissues from human abortions. The vaccines consist of dead or attenuated live viruses that are introduced into the...

Latest global abortion figures suggest measures to prevent them and make known their true meaning

Knowing the incidence of abortion in different parts of the world is important in order to promote measures to prevent it. In a recent article by our Observatory (see HERE), we discussed an extensive study in The Lancet that addressed this issue. In 2010-2014, the annual...

Proposal to increase chemical abortion by telemedicine in the United States

We must not forget all the medical and ethical difficulties that accompany abortion and, of course, chemical abortion. At the present time, the states of Mississippi, Missouri, and South and North Dakota in the United States have only one abortion clinic per state, which of...

Abortion survivors. The fate of babies who survive abortions at over 20 weeks gestation

“…they are usually left in the operating theatre until they die; if not, their life is ended by lethal injection or by suffocating them.” In many countries, abortion is legal in various circumstances at or after week 20 of pregnancy. It is not rare for children...

Has the morning after pill mechanism only an anticonceptive effect

Why is the morning after pill mechanism often silenced? Teenage pregnancy is a significant public health issue.(1) Worldwide, some 15 million pregnancies occur every year among young women aged 15 to 19,(2) approximately 1.25 million in the 28 OECD (Organization for Economic...

Defenders of the right to life continues to grow in the United States public opinion

Defenders of the right to life continues to grow in USA. A study has noted that “for the better part of almost three decades, public opinion polling has consistently shown a solid majority of Americans are opposed to the vast majority of elective abortions performed annually in...

Induced abortions extinguish 50 million human lives each year

In 2008, there were around 43,800,000 induced abortions worldwide (Lancet, January 2012), i.e. 120,000 per day and 5,000 per hour. This number of abortions is two and a half times the population of Syria (17,064,854 in 2015). While some of the issues with migration and social...

Physicians’ bioethics positions in USA and Europe

They change for the worst. A recent survey about physicians’ bioethics position held by doctors in particualr cases (Medscape Ethics Report 2014, Part 1: Life, Death, and Pain. December 16, 2014.) features the opinions of American and European physicians on the ethical...
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