Paralympic athlete considers euthanasia after matches
Recently, the athlete Belgian Olympic athletics champion Marieke Vervoort in 2012 revealed to Le Parisien newspaper two wishes about Rio 2016: the first is to end his career on the podium with gold again; the other is, after the games, to perform euthanasia.
She, 37, suffers from an incurable degenerative disease since the age of 14. The syndrome paralyzed her legs and left her with no movements from the waist down, with great chances "Everybody sees me smiling with the gold medal, but no one sees the dark side. I suffer a lot, sometimes I sleep only ten minutes a night and still I fight for gold," he said. told a French TV interview.
A 9-year-old South African girl who was born with the HIV virus has been keeping her illness asleep for more than eight years without the use of retroviral drugs. Her case was revealed last week in a conference in Paris. According to the researchers, the girl started using anti-HIV drugs when she was two months old and stopped 40 weeks later.
The Lancet found that women who are addicted to smoking are at greater risk of suffering from heart disease than men, even smoking fewer cigarettes. The analysis was led by researchers from the University of Minnesota and University in Maryland , both in the United States. For the research, 86 previous studies involving more than four million of people.