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  • Genetic Testing And Gene Therapy
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    .".. research on the human genome and the resulting applications open up vast prospects for progress in improving the health of individuals and of humankind as a whole... such research should fully respect human dignity, freedom and human rights, as well as the prohibition of all forms of discrimination based on genetic characteristics", (UNESCO Declaration on the Human Genome and Human Rights, July 1997) The Human Genome Project (HP) is a co-ordinated, international research programme, which ai...
  • Future Health Status Including Genetic Information
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    The Ethical Implications of the Human Genome Project Imagine that an enormous space-traveling rocket was under construction in Florida. Books and articles described the selection of the crew, the construction problems, and the likely cost. However, little attention was paid to its destination or mission after it arrived. This was not what happened, of course, when the Apollo project landed men on the moon for the first time. This analogy works very well in describing another large government-fun...
  • Random Genetic Mutations And Natural Selection
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    0. Introduction and table of contents The following is an organized presentation on the creation vs. evolution controversy. This is the fourth revision of a set of essays which I had originally submitted in note 840 of the now-archived Christian V 5 conference, with first revisions submitted in note 24 of the Christian V 6 conference and note 35 of the Biology conference, and second and third revisions submitted in note 25 and 640 of the now-archived Christian V 7 conference as of this writing, ...
  • Genetic Information From Their Patients
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    The Right to Know Genetic Information After for thy-seven year old Mimi Joling found out her forty-eight year old sister was diagnosed with breast cancer, she decided to get genetically tested. Joling wanted to know more about her risks and the options available to help prevent herself from getting cancer. "I thought for sure that I would be negative. But then, when I found out I tested positive for the gene mutation, I was totally shocked. I started crying, and it was really emotional", Joling ...
  • Joining Of Genetic Information From Two Sources
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    Question 1: Describe and explain how the following ideas supported the "Discrete Particle of Inheritance". a) Principle of Segregation b) Principle of Independent Assortment c) Dominant and recessive alleles d) Statistical analysis and probability The discrete particle of inheritance model impersonates sexual reproduction through generations of offspring. By manifesting gametes and consolidating them in fertilization a gauche model of what could happen will be produced. The model congregated is ...
  • Genetic Testing And Information
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    Genetic Testing And Individuals With Disabilities Some individuals within the disabilities community have stated that the use of genetic testing, which results in the abortion of fetuses with certain traits or dispositions, can be interpreted as a form of eugenics. Prenatal screening programs that prevent the occurrence of children being born do exist, as noted earlier in the state of California. "The success of the program is evaluated not in terms of information given to mothers but rather in ...
  • Genetic Information About Employees
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    From World News Tonight to the cover of Science magazine, the Human Genome Project (HGP) has attracted much attention. For the past few years, the HGP has been at the forefront of science news and publicity. It has been built up to be the largest breakthrough in the history of modern science. This project will revolutionize the practice of medicine by drastically improving the treatment and / or prevention of numerous diseases and defects. The HGP is in the process of sequencing all the protein ...

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