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United States: Asians travel to the US to have a baby boy and the English to have a baby girl

23 July 2014

On Monday, we mentioned that gender selection was a current and disconcerting practice in Asia, starting with India which discriminates against and aborts...

Gender selection – current practice in Asia

21 July 2014

Twenty years ago, India adopted a law banning prenatal gender tests in order to prevent numerous gender selective abortions against girls. However, the...

1st baby born by PGD in Ireland

08 July 2014

The Cork Fertility Centre has just confirmed the birth on 27 June 2014 of the first Irish baby born according to the pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD)...

PGD in Switzerland: the National Council modifies the project of the Federal Council

04 June 2014

 Switzerland is hotly debating the authorisation of pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) and, by extension, MAP. The Federal Council (government) has...


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