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Italy`s Constitutional Court Wednesday struck down a Catholic Church-backed ban against assisted reproduction with sperm or egg donors that has forced thousands of sterile couples to seek help abroad.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 11, 2013, 17:06
Having Alzheimer`s or cancer may lower the risk of developing the other disease, according to the largest study ever on the topic.
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The Italian Health Ministry`s top advisory body has recommended a ban on the smoking of electronic cigarettes in public places and their sale to pregnant women and minors.
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Doctors have carried out world`s first robotically-assisted pancreatic transplant in Italy.
Last Updated: Sunday, October 03, 2010, 00:00
Doctors in Italy have implanted for the
first time in the world a permanent artificial heart into a
Last Updated: Saturday, July 03, 2010, 00:00
Italian police claim to have reconstructed genetic profile of a mafia leader, using tests on DNA samples from the fugitive`s relatives.
Last Updated: Sunday, June 20, 2010, 00:00
Italian police confiscated some 70,000 balls of mozzarella in Turin after consumers noticed the milky-white cheese quickly developed a bluish tint.
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Italy`s health and drugs authorities have approved the use of the abortion drug RU486, drawing immediate protests by the Vatican.