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CONTENTS Issue #1016
Why bioethics around artificial reproductive technology are not just women's issues
Film Review: Seahorse - The Dad who Gave Birth
TV Review: DNA Testing Secrets
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Why bioethics around artificial reproductive technology are not just women's issues
23 September 2019 - by Peter Bigelow
In law school I took a family law seminar on artificial reproductive technology. It was a fascinating class and one of my favourites. Interestingly, I was the only male in the class, and surprisingly was the only male to have ever taken the class... [Read More]
Prostate cancer risk doubles for men with BRCA2 mutation
23 September 2019 - by Dr Jennifer Frosch
A gene mutation previously associated with breast and ovarian cancer has been found to double the risk of prostate cancer among men... [Read More]
IVF may increase gestational diabetes risk
23 September 2019 - by Dr Laura Riggall
Women who give birth following the use of assisted reproductive technologies, including IVF, are more likely to develop gestational diabetes, a new study suggests... [Read More]
Sperm donor implicated in multiple cases of child autism
23 September 2019 - by Jen Willows
A cluster of 12 children conceived from the same sperm donor all have autism spectrum disorders, prompting questions about the oversight of US sperm banks... [Read More]
Healthy bone marrow may be important in fertility
23 September 2019 - by Dr Nicoletta Charolidi
A study in mice suggests that bone marrow-derived stem cells may play a role in establishing pregnancy... [Read More]
Epigenetic study reveals facial features of ancient human
23 September 2019 - by Dr Yvonne Collins
The first portrait of the anatomy of an extinct group of ancient humans known as Denisovans has been created based on epigenetic changes... [Read More]
Film Review: Seahorse - The Dad who Gave Birth
23 September 2019 - by Dr Marieke Bigg
In a world where our sex tells us nothing about our gender - where we can be anyone and be in relationships with anyone – how do we make sense of ourselves? [Read More]
TV Review: DNA Testing Secrets
23 September 2019 - by Dr Alexander Ware
Channel 4 News have recently produced two short films on genetic testing... [Read More]

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