Monday, February 22, 2010
Genetic Testing Reduces Number of Babies With Inherited Diseases
From CEC Smartbrief: The widespread adoption of prenatal genetic testing has resulted in the decline of infants born with cystic fibrosis and other genetic disorders, according to this Associated Press analysis. Although genetic screening raises moral issues including abortion and embryo destruction, some couples and ethnic groups are using it to prevent diseases from being passed on. Go to http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/02/17/AR2010021700003.html for the entire article.