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Life Support: Woman Parents and Court Rulings

life support: Medics caring for him at Alder Hey Children's Hospital in Liverpool have said further treatment is futile, and the toddler's life support was withdrawn Monday after a series of court rulings sided with the doctors and blocked further medical treatment.article continues below Trending Stories After accident that left him paralyzed, pilot finds way to move forward Vancouver is officially the rattiest city in B.C.'Kinder Morgan protesters occupy justice minister's office Police seek missing woman Alfie's parents continued their fight to take him to Italy to be cared for at the Vatican's children's hospital, which has said it is willing to take him, according to Vancouver Courier. Three Court of Appeal judges rejected the parents' latest legal bid on Wednesday. Doctors say the 23-month-old boy suffers from a degenerative neurological condition that has left him in a semi-vegetative state with almost no brain function. Judge Andrew McFarlane said nothing had changed since a previous court ruling that Alfie's treatment should end. It wasn't immediately clear whether Alfie's parents would seek another appeal. High Court Justice Anthony Hayden dismissed the parents' case on Tuesday, and said his ruling represented the final chapter in the life of this extraordinary little boy. ( As reported in the news.