Thanks to state-of-the-art medical procedures it is now possible to diagnose and treat many disorders in children still in the womb. Endoscopy has made it possible for doctors to perform fetal surgery.
A publicly funded hospital recently saved Brazilian presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro's life after an assassination attempt. But this good news belies Brazil's public health care crisis, as Thomas Milz reports.
Millions of women are having unnecessary and potentially harmful caesarean sections instead of vaginal birth, doctors said in new research. Elective use of C-sections is becoming an "epidemic," they said.
Lawmakers in the Republican-led House of Representatives have backed a bill to outlaw most abortions after 20 weeks of fetal development. President Donald Trump has promised to sign the bill should it pass the Senate.
Faber and the young woman: the best-selling book by Max Frisch tells a disturbing tale of love and tragedy against the backdrop of the modern age and its technological advances.
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