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CONTENTS Issue #839
COMMENT
Mitochondrial replacement techniques: US-style
NEWS DIGEST
REVIEWS
Podcast Review: Stuff You Should Know - How Personalized Medicine Works
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Mitochondrial replacement techniques: US-style
15 February 2016 - by Dr Peter Mills
The US NAS has published a report on the ethical, social and policy considerations relating to mitochondrial replacement techniques. The recommendation that has inevitably attracted most attention, however, is that only male embryos should be transferred, an approach that was considered but rejected in the UK... [Read More]
Twin birth rate on the rise due to assisted conception
15 February 2016 - by Dr Victoria Burchell
The combination of increased use of fertility treatments and rising maternal age has caused a doubling in the rate of twin births in developed countries over the last 40 years... [Read More]
Third of GPs back end to NHS IVF funding
15 February 2016 - by Ryan Ross
A third of general practitioners believe that the NHS should not fund IVF treatment, according to a recent poll... [Read More]
Sure Genomics offers direct-to-consumer whole-genome sequencing
15 February 2016 - by Kulraj Singh Bhangra
US start-up company Sure Genomics has launched the first whole-genome testing service available directly to consumers, for a cost of $2500... [Read More]
Scientists developing blood test to detect five early-stage cancers
15 February 2016 - by Helen Robertson
A blood test to diagnose common types of cancer is in development after researchers found that five forms of the disease share a telltale chemical signature... [Read More]
Stem-cell controversy unfolds in Sweden
15 February 2016 - by Kirsty Oswald
The world-renowned Karolinska Institute is at the centre of a scandal surrounding the conduct of stem-cell surgeon Paulo Macchiarini... [Read More]
US egg donor 'price cap' challenge settles
15 February 2016 - by Chee Hoe Low
A settlement has been reached between parties of a class-action lawsuit regarding compensation paid to egg donors in the USA... [Read More]
Podcast Review: Stuff You Should Know - How Personalized Medicine Works
15 February 2016 - by Dr James Heather
The prolific and popular 'Stuff You Should Know' podcast takes us down the pub to talk personalised medicine... [Read More]

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