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Deaf lesbians, "designer disability" and the future of medicine

Abstract:
With the completion of the human genome project, the genetic basis of disease is becoming better understood. Genetic tests for disabilities are increasingly becoming available to allow couples with a family history of genetic disease to select healthy offspring. But some couples wish to select for disability. Might there be good reasons for acceding to such requests?
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10.1136/bmj.325.7367.771

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, HUM, Philosophy, Philosophy Postholders
Role:
Author
Journal:
BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL
Volume:
325
Issue:
7367
Pages:
771-773
Publication date:
2002-10-05
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EISSN:
1468-5833
ISSN:
0959-535X
URN:
uuid:3ec9b9b7-d1e1-4ac3-aeef-7861e14b9e3d
Source identifiers:
192358
Local pid:
pubs:192358
Language:
English

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