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Naming genetic diseases: There’s more to it than you might think

An effort is underway to streamline the way we name genetic diseases, with an emphasis on imparting useful medical information, ...
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Boy or girl: Should prenatal testing be censored for fear it may become a sex-selection tool?

Some prominent ethicists push for limiting the release of prenatal testing for fear the information could be used by parents ...
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Could gene editing, Prozac or choline treat Down Syndrome?

Scientists may be closing in on an effective treatment for Down Syndrome. But questions abound as to the ethics of ...
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Wrongful birth: Court upholds parental rights when hospital and lab screw up genetic testing

Many conservatives are upset about a $50 million judgment on behalf of a family that had a baby with severe ...