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CONTENTS Issue #766
COMMENT
Surrogacy, motherhood and Baby Gammy
NEWS DIGEST
REVIEWS
Book Review: Truly Human Enhancement - A Philosophical Defence of Limits
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Surrogacy, motherhood and Baby Gammy
11 August 2014 - by Sascha Callaghan and Ainsley Newson
The story of the baby with Down's syndrome 'abandoned' in Thailand, which has dominated the news, illustrates how the international surrogacy industry has been booming... [Read More]
Anger as York backtracks on IVF funding promise
11 August 2014 - by Ayesha Ahmad
NHS bosses in York have been accused of backtracking on a promise to restart funding for IVF treatment, disappointing an estimated 110 couples requiring treatment in the area... [Read More]
Cancer risk genes: could PALB2 be BRCA3?
11 August 2014 - by Dr Kimberley Bryon-Dodd
A new study suggests that mutations in a gene called PALB2 are just behind BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations as a leading genetic risk factor for breast cancer... [Read More]
First 'money-back guarantee' IVF scheme launches in UK
11 August 2014 - by Ari Haque
A fertility clinic in Manchester has launched a new scheme that will give a refund to patients who fail to have a baby after undertaking IVF treatment... [Read More]
Offer screening in pregnancy for chromosome disorders earlier, say experts
11 August 2014 - by Dr Victoria Burchell
Expectant mothers should be offered earlier screening for rare chromosomal conditions, the UK National Screening Committee (UK NSC) recommends... [Read More]
Leading stem cell scientist and STAP supervisor found dead in apparent suicide
11 August 2014 - by Antony Starza-Allen
A leading Japanese scientist who was embroiled in the STAP cell controversy has been found dead in an apparent suicide.... [Read More]
UK national sperm bank given green light
11 August 2014 - by Simon Hazelwood-Smith
The first national sperm bank is to be opened in England this October after receiving a £77,000 grant from the Department of Health... [Read More]
Book Review: Truly Human Enhancement - A Philosophical Defence of Limits
11 August 2014 - by James Storm
Nicholas Agar has endeared himself to the enhancement debate by being a little bit afraid of 'post humans' – the real life supermen who could very well use their powers for evil and enslave the rest of humanity. It may come as no surprise then that Agar's latest venture into the debate continues in much the same vein.... [Read More]

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