Will BMA’s proposal to “decriminalise abortion-on-demand” go through; how will it affect Malaysian laws?
Brenda Lau, Dr Tang Boon Nee, Mr P.S. Ranjan, 15 Aug 2017 The British Medical Association (BMA) has proposed for the complete decriminalisation of abortion – and for women to have access to terminations on demand. While this has clearly sparked a heated debate among the British medical community, we wanted to find out if the law could translate over ̶ would the proposed changes be accepted by the British government, ultimately. We spoke with a few medical and legal experts, to get their views about this matter.
US doctor ordered to stop marketing three-parent baby technique
Arlyana Saliman, 11 Aug 2017 FDA had warned a fertility doctor in the US to stop marketing the three-parent baby technique, which is an unapproved experimental procedure in the country. The technique had earlier been used in a couple to conceive a baby, after excluding the mother’s disease-causing DNA
Penis enlargement surgery results in the demise of a 30-year-old male
Tanvi Ambulkar, 09 Aug 2017 Penis enlargement surgeries have been generally considered as innocuous procedures – with no life-threatening complications. However, the demise of a 30-year-old man as a result of such procedure has changed the way healthcare professionals perceive the potential outcomes of this surgery.