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SC hits at recognition of 'living will' for passive euthanasia

The Supreme Court on Wednesday indicated it might recognise the execution of 'living will' in cases of passive euthanasia, as right to die peacefully is part of Fundamental Right to Life under......

Passive euthanasia gets a lifeline from the government

The draft bill allows euthanasia for patients who can take informed decisions; doctors to be protected from liability, reports Deepak Patel. The government on Monday proposed a bill that permits......

Should euthanasia be legalised? SC awaits government's stand

The Supreme Court on Friday said it will await the government's stand in its endeavour to examine a plea to legalise passive euthanasia by means of withdrawal of life support system to......

From the archives: The extraordinary doctor who makes a difference

On August 10, the Human Rights Watch, an international non-governmental organisation that conducts research and advocacy on human rights, announced that Dr M R Rajagopal was one of the recipients......

Aruna Shanbaug, euthanasia and whose life is it anyway?

'Aruna Shanbaug's death has again opened up the euthanasia conversation in the public domain. For a health care discourse often dominated by inane news, this is not such a bad thing,' says Dr......

Health insurance for your parents: Myth and reality

Follow these steps diligently to ensure that there isn’t any hardship when your parents fall ill In the past, parents and grandparents never felt the need to have health insurance for......

R&D firms should compensate trial injuries: DCGI

Contract research organisationsundertaking clinical trials of drugs on behalf of their multinational pharmaceutical clients will not be able to pass on the blame of trial-related injuries to their......

Read your health policy with care

When it comes to health insurance plans, most of us have learnt it the hard way! That's where reading the policy fineprint comes handy, especially the diseases excluded from the plan......

Medical insurance: See what's on offer

For decades there was MediClaim and there was MediClaim.Anyone who wanted medical insurance had to be satisfied with it because there simply wasn't a choice.But medical expenses are shooting......
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Partially paralysed man seeks permission for euthanasia

[India] November 14 (ANI): A 45-year-old man from Coimbatore has sought permission from the State government for euthanasia and offered to donate... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/partially-paralysed-man-seeks-permission-for-euthanasia-news-national-rlodJgfghbfid.html
Footing that hefty health bill

Cornered by the high cost of healthcare, lakhs are Bengalureans are in a quandary. They are forced to part with big money, surrendering to the... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/639917/footing-hefty-health-bill.html
Govt opposes `living will` in cases of passive euthanasia, tells SC it can be misused

Passive euthanasia is a condition where there is withdrawal of medical treatment with the deliberate intention to hasten the death of a terminally... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/india/govt-opposes-living-will-in-cases-of-passive-euthanasia-tells-sc-it-can-be-misused-2049179.html

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