By Michael Cook Editor’s note. This appeared at www.bioedge.org/index.php/bioethics/bioethics_article/10017 and is reprinted with permission. American couples who have pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) done on their embryos are almost never informed of the potential risks of the procedure, a Wellesley College biologist claims in the Journal of Medical Ethics [http://jme.bmj.com/content/early/2012/04/05/medethics-2011-100154.abstract]. Without this vital information, says Michelle …Continue reading "Are IVF clinics hiding the risks of PGD from parents?"
Editor’s note. This appeared earlier this week on the blog of the Christian Medical Fellowship, a UK-based organization. Last week the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) held its annual meeting in Stockholm, Sweden on 3-6 July. Not surprisingly we had a number of stories from the papers presented at that meeting filtering …Continue reading "Pre-implantation genetic diagnosis is too high a price for a perfect baby"