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BMJ 2007; 334 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39174.391019.DB (Published 05 April 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:714

Euthanasia in Belgium up by 10%: In 2006 in Belgium 428 people chose to die by euthanasia, an increase of 10% on the 2005 figure. Belgium decriminalised euthanasia in September 2002. Almost 80% of the 428 who chose to end their lives lived in Flanders, the Dutch speaking northern part of the country where more than half the population live.

British scientists grow part of a human heart: Scientists under the leadership of Magdi Yacoub, professor …

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