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Sex selection and preimplantation diagnosis: a response to the Ethics Committee of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine.

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In its recent statement 'Sex Selection and Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis', the Ethics Committee of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine concluded that preimplantation genetic diagnosis for sex selection for non-medical reasons should be discouraged because it poses a risk of unwarranted gender bias, social harm, and results in the diversion of medical resources from genuine medical need. We critically examine the arguments presented against sex selection using preimplantation gen...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, HUM, Philosophy, Philosophy Postholders
Role:
Author
Journal:
Hum Reprod
Volume:
15
Issue:
9
Pages:
1879-1880
Publication date:
2000-09-05
ISSN:
0268-1161
URN:
uuid:62318985-647f-41c7-b138-14e6f466c10d
Source identifiers:
192736
Local pid:
pubs:192736

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