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CONTENTS Issue #773
COMMENT
Mitochondrial donation as a clinical option: A response to Ted Morrow
NEWS DIGEST
REVIEWS
Theatre Review: Breeders
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Mitochondrial donation as a clinical option: A response to Ted Morrow
29 September 2014 - by Professor Frances Flinter
Robust debate about the pros and cons of mitochondrial donation is essential, but the clinical reality of mitochondrial disorders is stark. Couples who have lost a child affected by a serious maternally-inherited mitochondrial disorder may have limited reproductive options... [Read More]
Mid Essex CCG cuts IVF funding
29 September 2014 - by Siobhan Chan
Mid Essex Clinical Commissioning Group has announced it will no longer be funding IVF except under 'clinically exceptional circumstances'... [Read More]
Irish Government drops surrogacy from family law reform
29 September 2014 - by Antony Starza-Allen
The Irish Government has removed provisions on surrogacy from draft legislation reforming family law in the country, while including proposals to prohibit anonymous sperm and egg donation.... [Read More]
Polygamy left its mark on human genome
29 September 2014 - by Dr Victoria Burchell
The rise of the single mother may seem a rather modern phenomenon. But even before the first humans walked out of Africa 70,000 years ago, mothers have consistently outnumbered fathers, DNA analysis suggests... [Read More]
Personalised treatment on horizon for rare genetic disease patients
29 September 2014 - by Siobhan Chan
UK researchers have identified the most serious genetic mutations responsible for a rare condition that causes blindness, opening the door for personalised treatment and tailored gene therapies... [Read More]
French same-sex couples allowed to adopt children conceived via IVF
29 September 2014 - by James Brooks
France's top civil court, the Court of Cassation, has ruled that children conceived via assisted reproduction overseas can be adopted by same-sex parents... [Read More]
Genomic natives? Young people clued up about whole genome sequencing
29 September 2014 - by BioNews
Young people are surprisingly well-informed about the basics of genetics and thoughtful about the kind of information they'd like to receive from genome studies, results from a international survey suggest... [Read More]
Theatre Review: Breeders
29 September 2014 - by Daniel Malynn
This fast-paced comedy written by Ben Ockrent and directed by Tamara Harvey boasts an impressive cast, and deals with its themes in an honest and intelligent way... [Read More]

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