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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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10.1093/humrep/15.9.1879

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, HUM, Philosophy, Philosophy Postholders
Journal:
Human reproduction (Oxford, England)
Volume:
15
Issue:
9
Pages:
1879-1880
Publication date:
2000-09-05
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EISSN:
1460-2350
ISSN:
0268-1161
URN:
uuid:ba79257e-0c75-4325-a3f5-3ddcc7747b91
Source identifiers:
192562
Local pid:
pubs:192562

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