Genetic testing guidelines
- ELSI of HGP and other genetic testing. // Medical Ethics Advisor;Jul2011, Vol. 27 Issue 7, p75
The article focuses on the ethical, legal, and social issues (ELSIs) surrounding the field of genetic testing in the U.S. It mentions that the ethical issues surrounding the Human Genome Project (HGP), a research program aiming to completely map human genes, to have raised concerns regarding the...
- Private parts. Cook-Deegan, Robert // Sciences;Mar/Apr94, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p18
Focuses on genetic testing and its power to expose the body's most intimate secrets. Collaboration between Nancy Wexler and the Hereditary Disease Foundation on Huntington's research; Works on the Human Genome Project; Effects of genetic testing on employment and insurance; Conflict over...
- Confronting science: The dilemma of genetic testing. Zallen, Doris T. // Humanities;Mar/Apr97, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p34
Discusses the dilemma of genetic testing. Tests being developed by the Human Genome Project; Opportunities presented by genetic tests; Disturbing and difficult consequences offered by genetic testing.
- The ethics of genetic screening: The first report of the Nuffield Council on Bioethics: Another... Shapiro, David // Journal of Medical Ethics;Sep94, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p185
Focuses on the ethical aspects of genetic screening. Report of the Nuffield Council on Bioethics; Health professions involved in the delivery of genetic screening; Identification and definition of ethical questions raised by advances in biological and medical research.
- What price perfection? // New Scientist;02/22/97, Vol. 153 Issue 2070, p3
Editorial. Discusses the moral aspects of genetic screening. Statement by scientist James Watson; Objections to genetic screening; Need for rules.
- ...as concern grows over screening. Lehrman, Sally // Nature;11/28/1996, Vol. 384 Issue 6607, p297
Discusses the results of a forum of geneticists and bioethicists concerning the genetic testing for mutations in BRCA1 and BRCA2, which confer susceptibility to breast cancer. Their concerns about companies that are marketing the tests; The sponsorship of the Stanford University Program in...
- Goodbye to life insurance? Timson, John // New Scientist;8/14/93, Vol. 139 Issue 1886, p44
Opinion. Argues for a ban on genetic testing since it would greatly interfere in humans' normal course of life, least of all, provide insurance companies with reasons to insure anyone suspected of dying young. Predictive genetic testing as leading to discrimination; Loss of confidentiality;...
- Test anxiety. // Machine Design;1/10/94, Vol. 66 Issue 1, p106
Reports on policy guidelines of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences on genetic testing. Compliance rates of voluntary newborn testing; Ethical basis for mandatory screening.
- Genetic testing for children and adolescents. Wertz, Dorothy C.; Fanos, Joanna H. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;9/21/94, Vol. 272 Issue 11, p875
Focuses on ethical, legal and psychological implications of testing healthy children and adolescents for single-gene disorders. Guidelines for predictive gene testing and counseling of children; Risks and benefits of predictive gene testing.