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America’s hottest export? Sperm

15/08/2018 Soo Youn 0

An American and a Danish company dominate the global sperm market – and both claim their supply is biggestElla Rasmussen’s doctors started to prod her about children when she turned 30. She was single, suffered from endometriosis, and contemplated a h…

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Dying well when you have dementia | Letters

13/08/2018 Letters 0

Linda Fairbrother and Colin Brewer respond to Henk Blanken’s long read on the limits of legal euthanasiaHenk Blanken (The difficulty of dying well, 10 August) suggests that the responsibility for authorising euthanasia should lie with a “loved one”. I …

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Wildfires

12/08/2018 Hilary Guite 0

The devastation caused by wildfires is self-evident – but their impact is greater and more wide-ranging than you might think…This year, the number of wildfires in Europe has increased. In California, the Mendocino complex wildfire is the largest in its…

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Razia Mir obituary

08/08/2018 Sabuhi Gard 0

My mother, Razia Mir, who has died aged 75, had a 40-year career as a doctor in Glasgow and London after leaving rural Pakistan.Razia would often recount the culture shock of living and working in 1960s Scotland, where she encountered much prejudice in…