Mexico City legalizes right to euthanasia

Mexico City has become the first entity within Mexico to legalize euthanasia, after the issue was approved Wednesday by the city’s constitutional assembly.  “This is a law that is moving forward in many countries. We also believe that if a person has the right to live with dignity, they also have the right to die

Advocate: 13-Year-Old in Mexico Denied Abortion in Rape

Officials in northern Mexico have denied an abortion to a 13-year-old girl who was raped by a family acquaintance, an advocacy group said Monday. Abortion is legal in Mexico in cases of rape. But Regina Tames, director of the Group for Information on Reproductive Choice, said officials in Sonora state are relying on a judge’s

US Stem Cell Company Heads to Mexico After FDA Reprimand

The attack on stem cell research has driven at least one regenerative medicine company to seek friendlier climes south of the border. Six months after the federal government forced it to stop its treatments, the Houston-based Celltex Therapeutics moved its operations to Mexico to avoid the long arm of the law. The U.S. Food and