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    ., Dickens, B., Lynch, A., and Hayden, M. (1990). Ethical and legal dilemmas arising during predictive testing for adult-onset disease: the experience of Huntington disease. Am. J. Hum. Genet. 47: 4-12. Lea, D.H., Williams, J., and Donahue, M.P. (2005). Ethical issues in genetic testing. J. Midwifery Womens Health. 550:234-240....
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  • 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...
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  • Great Power always comes with great responsibility
    huntington's disease information page. Retrieved from http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/huntington/huntington.htm 12. Dale Halsey Lea, Janet Williams, M. Patricia Donahue. (2005).Ethical principles and genetic testing. Retrieved from http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/505222_3 13. medline plus. (2011...
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  • Genetic Testing of Children
    ethical dilemmas: should they proceed with testing based on the parents’ request, should they proceed with the child’s request despite a parents refusal and should they deny a test on a young child as its result may have no effect on the child’s future. Genetic Testing of Children With the...
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  • Genetic Testing and Its Social Implications
    before the symptoms occur. <br><li>Testing to assess the probability of developing complex disease. <br> <br>There are a couple of considerations about genetic tests: <br>1. First of all, the tests should be reliable. When a positive or a negative result is obtained, we should be confident in that...
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  • Genetics and disease
    . Nonetheless, with today’s technology we are now able to do genetic testing and screening before families choose to children. However, this means we need to consider ethical dilemmas. If families find out that there is a high chance of their children having Huntington’s, does it mean that they should not...
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  • Assisted Reproduction - 1
    how people think about what is natural.” The dilemma in this situation is the use of pre-implantation genetic diagnosis for the prevention of hereditary diseases. New technologies give us powers over the human lifecycle both at its beginning and its end through the ability to prevent fertility...
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    Commission. (2004). 25 Recommendations on the ethical, legal and social Implications of genetic testing, Brussels, 2004. European Commission: Community Research: Author. Retrieved from TUI BUS501 CD ROM.. French, S. (2002). Genetic Testing in the Workplace: The employer Coin Toss. Duke L. & Tech. Rev...
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  • Lilfe of Pi
    /diagnosis technology [o] Preventative measures [o] Ethical issues involved with genetic testing, diagnosis, and treatment x – Necessary information obtained o – brief/incomplete information ------------------------------------------------- Actual write up: Huntington's Disease (HD) is a...
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  • Gnt1 Tay Sach's
    pregnancy, home births are not recommended (mayoclinic.com). Ethical Implications of Genetic Testing Some would argue the genetic testing, especially during pregnancy gives someone the right to play “God”. In an article written by Dr. Rob DeSalle he discusses how we are now able to detect...
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  • Stem Cell Research
    The study of embryonic stem cell research and human genetic testing/genome projects matters because it can lead to cures for disease and prolonged life. Both embryonic stem cell research and human genome projects have long been ethically debated throughout the years and yet go hand in hand. In this...
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  • Ethical Concern for Genetic Testing in the Workplace
    major issues of Minnesota’s newborn genetic testing have been resolved, but it still serves as another example of how a genetic test can cause ethical dilemmas. Legislation New developments in genetics testing have opened the door for employers to discriminate against employees. Luckily...
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  • Analytical Summaries
    certain illnesses. “But it also raises a raft of questions on almost every level—social, psychological, personal, legal and ethical,” says Ms. Wexler, a psychologist who has specialized in the problems of victims of genetic diseases. Such problems range from how and when to tell a seemingly healthy person...
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  • Stem Cell Research
    genetically screened, and once they are found with the incurable disorder, they undergo the process of genetic diagnosis using PGD. Many of the fertility clinics are currently using PGD as a new system for testing embryos produced by couples of genetic problems. The embryo which is found a disease...
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  • Human Genetics
    human genetics, compassion can cause ethical dilemmas. Compassion arises from those that want to help find cures for those with otherwise incurable diseases. For example, stem cells from mice are reprogrammed. The research is the altering of pancreatic exocrine cells to the insulin-secreting b-cells...
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  • Human Genome Project (Hgp)
    HGP are: Genetic manipulation for non-medical reasons can be an ethical dilemma. Use of genetic manipulation to alter the somatic cells to treat disease is generally considered as ethical because risks are localized to a single person. Alterations in germline involve more significant issues since...
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  • Effects of Biotechnology in Healthcare
    responses of large groups of people is what determines the standard of care. This new technique of personalized care will manage the disease of a patient based on age, gender, weight, diet, along with other specific characteristics. Genetic testing will also continue to be included in personalized...
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  • Lab Hgp
    arise from the project. Because advances in genetics have consequences for individuals and society, the Human Genome Project committed to exploring the consequences of genomic research through its Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications (ELSI) program. The ELSI program focused on the possible...
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  • Alzeihemers
    -5. Crauford D, Kerzin-Storrar L, Dodge A, Harris R (1989) Uptake of Presymptomatic Predictive Testing for Huntington Disease. Lancet ii 603-605. Lendon, CL et al. 1997. Exploring the etiology of Alzheimer disease using molecular genetics. JAMA. Mar 12;277(10):825-31 Tyler A, Morris M...
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  • Genetic Testing in Asymptomatic Minors
    FA, Lips CJ, Hendriks KS, ten Kroode HF: Parents’ responses to disclosure of genetic test results of their children. Am J Med Genet 2000; 94: 316– 323. 76 Quaid KA, Morris M: Reluctance to undergo predictive testing: the case of Huntington disease. Am J Med Genet 1993; 45: 41–45. 77 Malpas PJ...
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