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  1. liberal studies

    Posted Feb 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The horrible plane crash was due to minor mechanical_______________ according to the investigation. 8. My family has a genetic________________ to lung cancer. 9. The_______________ of getting severely ... is the argument in support of embryonic screening? a. It allows parents to create a baby of their choice b. It opens up the prospect of treating genetic diseases, some of which were previously incurable ...

  2. Putting nature on the sideline

    Posted Feb 18th 2008, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... hereditary diseases- those illnesses which are passed genetically from parent to child. However putting the sperm and egg together does not ensure the resulting baby will, in fact, be deaf. The only ... result. This is the latest debate surrounding the embryonic screening process, which by its nature allows parents to protect their children from a range of potentially lethal genetic diseases. ...

  3. Family planning

    Posted Jul 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... a grandson very much,'she says. Chan's treatment consisted of in-vitro fertilisation and pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD)- also known as embryo screening- which tests embryos for genetic diseases and gender. Gender selection is illegal in Hong Kong, so couples must travel to have the treatment in the US, Thailand, South Africa and the Middle East, the handful of countries ...

  4. Lifestyle - Health - CASE HISTORY

    New techniques in IVF

    Posted Nov 13th 2012, 12:00am by Eileen Aung-Thwin

    ... an embryo based on appearance is like a beauty contest, says Leong. There is no telling what the genetic or functional quality of the embryo is. Once the embryos are implanted into the womb, ...

  5. Paid surrogate birth unethical, church reiterates

    Posted Dec 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Michael Yeung Ming-cheung, said commercial surrogacy was unethical. 'The church does not support surrogacy and the use of genetic technology to decide the gender of an embryo,' Yeung ...

  6. Stranger in the house

    Posted Feb 28th 2004, 12:00am by Rosheen Rodwell

    ... it,' James says. 'I didn't have to deal with it. The prospect of having a child that was in no way genetically connected to me was something I had to come to terms with. 'Initially, we thought about using a known donor who was a distant relative of mine. That way, there would still be some form of genetic connection through my family. That didn't work out. ...

  7. Mums see double as more twins born in city

    Posted Sep 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... they are genetically different and mothers should not expect them to look exactly the same, doctors say. That's because IVF twins are developed from separate eggs and sperm, which could carry entirely different genetic codes. The rate of twin births in the city is somewhere in the middle of that in developed countries. In Britain only 1.52 per cent of births were twins in 2008. That percentage ...

  8. Doctors say egg bank may be five to ten years away

    Posted Aug 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and the embryo might die, or the baby might have genetic problems. She stressed that the baby conceived from a frozen egg and sperm remained healthy. The Chinese University said it was the first report ...

  9. Database to track sperm and offspring

    Posted Feb 13th 2008, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... reasons such as when a couple suffers from a genetic disease; and surrogacy may not involve any commercial dealings. Operators who commit an offence face a maximum six months' jail ...

  10. Getting past 'father'

    Posted Feb 08th 2007, 12:00am by Tom Plate

    ... into a functional, but un-biological, 'uncle'. Some women who are uneasy about using sperm from an anonymous man will deliberately seek out the co-operation of gay men, despite the possible genetic ...




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