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CONTENTS Issue #719
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The 'Brilliant Beginnings' of surrogacy reform in the UK
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The 'Brilliant Beginnings' of surrogacy reform in the UK
27 August 2013 - by Natalie Gamble and Helen Prosser
The landscape for opportunities to bring up a family through surrogacy and egg donation in the UK has changed - though not as fast as it has internationally. We live in a globalised world in which commercial surrogacy is a reality... [Read More]
Gene therapy repairs heart attack damage
27 August 2013 - by Lanay Tierney
Researchers have concocted a 'gene cocktail' that may help to turn scar tissue into functioning cardiac cells after a heart attack... [Read More]
American health insurer will only pay for BRCA test after genetic counselling
27 August 2013 - by Simon Hazelwood-Smith
For the first time, a major health insurance company in the USA will require its customers to receive genetic counselling before it will pay for certain genetic tests... [Read More]
Israel: lesbian couple refused surrogacy procedure
27 August 2013 - by Ayesha Ahmad
A court in Israel has rejected a lesbian couple's request to undergo a surrogacy procedure in the country.... [Read More]
Ageing process determined by mum's DNA
27 August 2013 - by Matthew Thomas
Genetic mutations passed on from mothers may speed up the ageing process and shorten life expectancy, according to a study on mice... [Read More]
Tomorrow never knows: dentist hopes to clone John Lennon from rotten tooth
27 August 2013 - by Dr Anna Cauldwell
Canadian dentist Michael Zuk, who spent almost £20,000 on one of John Lennon's rotten molars at an auction in 2011, now plans to sequence Lennon's DNA in the hope of cloning him.... [Read More]
Genetics gets to root of redhead skin cancer risk
27 August 2013 - by James Brooks
The genetic mutation responsible for red hair leaves DNA in skin cells more prone to sun damage and cancer, scientists report... [Read More]
TV Review: Dara O'Briain's Science Club - Adventures in Time
27 August 2013 - by Dr Amina Aitsi-Selmi
Dara O'Briain's Science Club explores time from many different angles, looking at diverse areas from aerodynamic engineering to tissue engineering... [Read More]
Radio Review: Inside the Ethics Committee - Genetic Testing in Children
27 August 2013 - by Clara Salice
In this episode of Radio 4's Inside the Ethics Committee, we hear about Rachel's strong desire for her children to be tested for an inherited disease, Li-Fraumeni syndrome... [Read More]

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