• The Ethical Dilemmas of Genetic Testing for Huntington's Disease
    The Ethical Dilemmas of Genetic Testing for Huntington's Disease INTRODUCTION Huntington's Disease (HD) is an autosomal dominant, progressive, neurodegenerative disorder (Walker, 2007 and Harmon, 2007). The gene that causes the disease is located on the fourth chromosome and causes an abnormal...
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  • Ethical Concern for Genetic Testing in the Workplace
    Ethical Concerns for Genetic Testing in the Workplace Sean M. Williams TUI University Module 3 – Case Assignment ETH501 – Business Ethics Introduction The technology and advancements in our lives continue to grow and evolve every day. One arena where this is particularly true is g...
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  • Ethical Dilemmas in Genetic Patenting – a Utilitarian Perspective
    Ethical Dilemmas in Genetic Patenting – A Utilitarian Perspective On August 16th, the U.S. Federal Circuit Court of Appeals upheld that Myriad Genetics in Salt Lake City, Utah, had the right to patent ‘isolated’ genes that are linked to ovarian and breast cancers.1 This means that Myriad Gene...
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  • Ethical, Legal, and Psychosocial Implications of Genetic Testing
    Points to Consider: Ethical, Legal, and Psychosocial Implications of Genetic Testing in Children and Adolescents American Society of Human Genetics Board of Directors and American College of Medical Genetics Board of Directors Rapid developments in genetic knowledge and technologies increase the a...
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  • Ethical Morals in Genetic Engineering
 Genetic engineering (GE) presents an exciting range of possibilities, from increased crop production to preventing and treating diseases to elimina...
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  • Latest Report-Prenatal And New-Born Genetic Testing Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2019
    Prenatal diagnosis or prenatal testing is performed for checking the diseases in a fetus or embryo before it is born. Although most of pregnancies end giving birth to a healthy baby but there remains chances where a child patient is born with defects. Hence, the primary aim of the test...
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  • Genetic Anthropology: New Understanding Through Genetic Testing
    Running head: GENETIC ANTHROPOLOGY Genetic Anthropology: New Understanding through Genetic Testing Name university Genetic Anthropology: New Understanding through Genetic Testing Genetic Anthropology is the study of combining DNA evidence with physical evidence to understand the history...
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  • E-Health and Commercial Genetic Testing
    Case #1 Business Ethics Case Studies: e-Health and Commercial Genetic Testing Veritas Diagnostics is a medical diagnostics company specializing in adult genetic susceptibility testing for a range of heritable and complex genetic conditions. Their main business involves testing for the mut...
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  • Genetic Testing in Asymptomatic Minors
    POLICY Genetic testing in asymptomatic minors Pascal Borry*,1, Gerry Evers-Kiebooms2, Martina C Cornel3, Angus Clarke4 and Kris Dierickx1 on behalf of the Public and Professional Policy Committee (PPPC) of the European Society of Human Genetics (ESHG) 1Research Fund Flanders, Centre for Biomedi...
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  • Genetic Testing
    Assignment – Review / Analysis Matthew Milam The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College HPRS 4334 – Issues and Trends in Health Care Connie Hayes, MSN, RNC, FNP October 15, 2007 What is a genetic test? A genetic test is an analysis of a person’s DNA. Genetic te...
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  • Genetic Testing
    Beth Hughes Angelman Syndrome (AS) is a complicated genetic disorder that predominantly affects the nervous system. Characteristic countenances of this condition include severe developmental delay and speech impairment, recurrent seizures and problems with movement and balance. Angelman syndro...
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  • Ethical Dilemmas: a Phletora of Topics
    Should Animal Testing be banned? Animal testing, as the name suggests, is the usage of animals for experimentation – mostly for scientific research and product testing. Whilst the context of the presentation that we have attended only defines animal testing to be within the boundaries of eye,...
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  • Biology & Genetic Testing
    The Ethics of Genetic Testing • Genetic patenting seems to me like a very tricky thing. On one hand who says that the company that founded whatever sequence does not deserve the right to their discovery? But on the other hand doesn’t that let one company monopolize the market and sell their p...
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  • Ethical Dilemmas
    There are many ethical dilemmas/cases throughout history, today I would like to address two issues/dilemmas that I believe have impacted and helped reshape our stances upon medical ethics. The first issue in which I would like to address to Physician Assisted Suicide or sometimes referred to as PAS....
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  • The Implications of Genetic Testing for the Us Healthcare System
    Genetic Testing: Essential for the Future of US Healthcare System Healthcare in America is in a crisis. By 1996, more than 43 million Americans were uninsured. By 2010, the number is expected to rise to 57 million. These figures are already shocking, but they are even more so considering t...
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  • Healthy People 2020: Genetic Testing
    Healthy People 2020: Genetic Testing The objective that I chose from the Healthy People 2020 Objectives was to increase the proportion of genetic testing. This is a new objective, having not been included in Healthy People 2010. The genomics discipline is a budding field and it concerns the study...
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  • Ethical Dilemmas in Workplace
    Ethical Dilemmas in Workplace Personal values may conflict with ethical decision making if those personal values are different than the organizational norms of the business or institution. Constructing, and maintaining personal ethics in the workplace rests with the individual, and how willing he o...
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  • Genetic Testing and Counseling in Pregnancy
    Genetic Testing and Counseling in Pregnancy For many women, pregnancy is met with excitement. However, for a few couples, the pregnancy can take a completely different turn when the fetus is determined to be afflicted with Tay-Sachs disease. This is a genetic condition, usually found in Caucasians...
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  • Ethical Dilemmas in Nursing Research
    W7 Journal Entry 7: Ethical Dilemmas Patricia Smith Grantham University Theories & Research in Nursing NUR401 Kelli Reid RN/MSN/MBA May 14, 2013 W7 Journal Entry 7: Ethical Dilemmas The need for nursing research is evident. With the evolution of evidenced based practice for nursing, o...
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  • Emergency Medicine and the Ethical Dilemmas
    Emergency Medicine and the Ethical Dilemmas Luisa Martin HCA 322 Instructor Thomas December 5, 2010 Picture this scenario: You are working in the emergency room of a public hospital where the   inflow of patients is higher than the available beds. You are treating an elderly man...
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