terminal illness

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ter·mi·nal ill·ness

n. enfermedad maligna que causa la muerte.
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The review must reconsider the Tories' harsh and punitive "six months or less" policy, under which benefits are only fast-tracked if a terminally ill person is not expected to live more than six months.
The current rules mean that terminally ill benefit applicants must only have six months to live to get fast access payments.
1 - establishes the "Medical Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill Act." New Jersey would join California, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Vermont and Washington D.C.
As an advocate, I talk to individuals from all walks of life, engage with terminally ill patients, communicate with legislators, follow the current news on medical aid-in-dying and follow legislation which occurs nationwide.
Chief Justice of Pakistan has now further called reports with regard to ninety-one terminally ill prisoners with life threatening diseases, confined in prisons throughout Pakistan and has issued notices to Advocate General, Chief Secretaries, Home Secretaries, Health Secretaries, and Inspectors General (Prisons) of all the Provinces for hearing on Tuesday (June 12) at Supreme Court Branch Registry, Lahore.
[USA], May 31 ( ANI ): United States President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed a major drug bill called "Right to Try" for terminally ill patients, allowing them to go for experimental medical treatments, which is not yet approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
This week we highlighted the case of James Howley, 57 - in-vestigated for six months after going with terminally ill partner Helen Johnson, 59, to Dignitas.
Whether the terminally ill person is still in the workforce can make a significant difference in terms of cash flow.
The visit was arranged by the Make A Wish Foundation Pakistan as part of its mission to fulfill wishes of terminally ill children and could not do so due to poverty.