Bioetikos naujienos

Huntington’s disease: Woman who inherited gene sues NHS

A woman is suing a London NHS trust for not revealing her father had been diagnosed with Huntington’s disease before she had her own child.

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Santaros klinikose gimė pirmasis kūdikis Lietuvoje po embriono genetinio ištyrimo

Pirmasis atvejis Lietuvoje, kai pastota po pagalbinio apvaisinimo procedūros, atliktos su embriono biopsija ir priešimplantacinės genetinės diagnostikos tyrimu, bei pirmas atvejis Lietuvoje, kai po tokio pastojimo gimė kūdikis.

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Russian ‘CRISPR-baby’ scientist has started editing genes in human eggs with goal of altering deaf gene

Russian biologist Denis Rebrikov has started gene editing in eggs donated by women who can hear to learn how to allow some deaf couples to give birth to children without a genetic mutation that impairs hearing. Some scientists and ethicists call into question the benefits of this procedure because hearing loss is not a fatal condition.

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The world’s first Gattaca baby tests are finally here

Anxious couples are approaching fertility doctors in the US with requests for a hotly debated new genetic test being called “23andMe, but on embryos.” The baby-picking test is being offered by a New Jersey startup company, Genomic Prediction. The company says it can use DNA measurements to predict which embryos from an IVF procedure are least likely to end up with any of 11 different common diseases.

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Mother takes legal action against sperm bank for her child’s dwarfism

A woman has taken a sperm bank to court after giving birth to a child with dwarfism despite choosing a six-foot-tall donor on its website, according to Russian reports.

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‘There’s no such thing as anonymity’: With consumer DNA tests, sperm banks reconsider long-held promises to donors

For generations, it was a basic tenet of donating sperm: Clinics could forever protect their clients’ identities. But, increasingly, donor anonymity is dead. The rise of consumer genetic tests — which allow people to connect with relatives they never knew they had, including some who never intended to be found in the first place — is forcing sperm donation clinics to confront the fact that it is now virtually impossible to guarantee anonymity to their clients.

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Marieke Vervoort: Paralympian ends life through euthanasia at age of 40

Belgian Paralympian Marieke Vervoort has ended her own life through euthanasia at the age of 40. Vervoort, who won gold and silver at the London 2012 Paralympics, and two further medals at Rio 2016, had an incurable degenerative muscle disease.

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Euthanasia bill passes final vote, goes to referendum

The New Zealand Parliament has passed a bill legalising voluntary euthanasia in a historic vote, and turned the final decision on assisted dying over to the public. It will now go to a public referendum alongside next year’s general election for a final test.

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The US is throwing away at least 3,500 donated kidneys every year, study finds

There are currently 93,000 people in the United States on a waiting list for a donated kidney, yet at least 3,500 donated kidneys are discarded every year, according to a study published Monday in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine.

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Dental surgeons urge England’s schools to go sugar-free

Dental surgeons are calling for the government in England to encourage all schools to go sugar-free in a bid to combat tooth decay.

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