World / Social Issues Jan 29, 2019

Germany to soften 'advertising' ban on abortions

Germany's coalition government agreed in principle Tuesday to soften a Nazi-era law that bars medical doctors from advertising abortion services. Gynecologists, hospitals and public health services will now be allowed to share essential information about where and how women can terminate unwanted pregnancies. The bill is ...

National / Science & Health Aug 28, 2013

6% would abort if new blood test finds flaw: study

An Okayama University team's poll of 557 pregnant women has found that 5.7 percent would have an abortion if an initial blood test indicated the likelihood of fetal chromosomal abnormalities. The survey was the first large-scale study on pregnant women in Japan after a new ...