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Alder Hey Hospital won a High Court bid on Tuesday to end life support for the 21-month-old, who is in a coma with a degenerative brain condition.
Of this group, 90 patients received a prescription to end life but did not take it, while 111 individuals died from ingesting the drugs.
At last Amy, wracked by guilt, reveals that Dorothy is in a nursing facility in another state and that her parents have decided to end life support the very next day.
For some individuals, especially those suffering from terminal illnesses, choosing when to die could be very important: for example, persons could choose to end life with dignity, before becoming completely reliant on machines for survival or being forced to endure a slow and painful death because of their illness.
It is never ethical to speed up the process of dying by any intervention which has the primary intention to end life.
Sources told Times of Oman that the national tried to end life to protest the postponing of his verdict for the third time.
There she experiences an exciting, luxurious West End life.
Close friend Denis Goldberg asked Mandela's doctors if they plan to end life support.
When people support a choice to end life with the aid of medical assistance, I get a sinking feeling because I do not want to live in a society that condones state-authorised killing.
She enjoyed West End life to the full and had a long list of famous patients.
Gary Fildes, director at Kielder Observatory, Northumberland, said he was with a group of people who saw the meteor and asked him if it was "going to end life on Earth".
Gary Fildes, director at Kielder Observatory, Northumberland, said he was with a group of people who went "absolutely mental" when they saw the meteor and asked him if it was "going to end life on Earth".