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French court says doctors must resume life support for paralyzed patient

STRASBOURG, France (Reuters) – A French appeals court on Monday ordered doctors to resume giving food and water to a French quadriplegic, lawyers said, some 12 hours after medics switched off the man’s life support against his parents’ will. The fate of Vincent Lambert has renewed a fierce debate over the right to die that… Read More »

Breaking down the French Paradox

Video Breaking down the French Paradox1:39 The French Paradox is an observation made in the ’80s on the contradiction that they suffer from relatively low levels of coronary heart disease in contrast with their diets which is high in saturated fat. January 16th 2019 4 minutes ago /display/newscorpaustralia.com/Web/NewsNetwork/Lifestyle – syndicated/Health/ Health IVF: What are your… Read More »

French court cancels Monsanto weedkiller permit on safety grounds

PARIS (Reuters) – A French court canceled the license for one of Monsanto’s glyphosate-based weedkillers on Tuesday over safety concerns, in the latest blow to the Bayer-owned business. FILE PHOTO: Monsanto’s Roundup weedkiller atomizers are displayed for sale at a garden shop near Brussels, Belgium November 27, 2017. REUTERS/Yves Herman Germany’s Bayer, which bought Monsanto… Read More »