“I want to live!”
Mary was 12 years old when she presented at my office in 1971 with a Wilm’s tumour of her kidney, which had spread to her liver and lungs. She had only a 10% chance of a long-term remission with chemotherapy and surgery. Understandably, her parents were upset, and given the serious side effects that I described, they questioned the reason for treatment with such a poor prognosis. However, they finally agreed to her treatment.
A study by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario revealed that women who had abortions had a 5 times increase in hospitalizations for psychiatric problems than a control population.
We have found that induced abortion does affect women’s mental health.
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Toronto, Canada (October 31, 2008) - A new non-invasive blood test for Down Syndrome, as described this month in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, and calls from the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada to increase genetic screening before birth demand public and professional scrutiny for the practice of prenatal diagnosis.
Is Canada ready for these new tests?
Toronto, Canada (October 2, 2008) – The politics of abortion have distorted the science of fetal pain, causing a potential conflict with modern pediatric medicine, according to neurologist and University of Toronto lecturer Dr. Paul Ranalli last night. He was speaking to a gathering of 100 people for the deVeber Institute's Annual General Meeting at St. Michael's College at the University of Toronto.