TITLE

Ethical issues in respect of children born after assisted reproduction technologies

AUTHOR(S)
Larcher, Vic
PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Archives of Disease in Childhood;Aug2007, Vol. 92 Issue 8, p670
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article talks about the ethical and social issues brought about by the increasing number of children born after assisted reproduction technologies (ART). It relates these issues on the welfare principle and parental rights mentioned in the UK Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act S13. The need to consider children's welfare and the future proposals for the regulation of ART are discussed. The article also focuses on the importance of pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) in screening and selecting embryos.
ACCESSION #
26292113

 

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