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Preventing inherited diseases

New medical procedures are coming under review that could stop the transmission of incurable diseases from mother to child, but could result in crossing a line into irreversible genetic alterations

By Donna Dickenson

Donna Dickenson is emeritus professor of medical ethics and humanities at the University of London.

Copyright: Project Syndicate/Institute for Human Sciences

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