The BBC reports that healthy babies may have been killed in the Ukraine to feed the demand for stem cells.

Ukraine has become the self-styled stem cell capital of the world.

There is a trade in stem cells from aborted foetuses, amid unproven claims they can help fight many diseases.

But now there are claims that stem cells are also being harvested from live babies.

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