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The ten commandments
Genethics: The Clash Between the New Genetics and Human Values.By David Suzuki and Peter Knudtson. Harvard University Press: 1989. Pp. 384. $25.
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Cystic Fibrosis of the Pancreas: Involvement of MUC6 Mucin in Obstruction of Pancreatic Ducts
BackgroundCystic fibrosis (CF) is characterized by pancreatic destruction following the gradual obstruction of small pancreatic ducts, from the mid-trimester of gestation onwards. To date, theExpand
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Thalassaemia: The Biography
Prologue 1. Beginnings: 1920 - 1935 2. Thalassaemia is an extremely common genetic disease: 1935 - 1950 3. Thalassaemia as a genetic disorder of haemoglobin production: 1950 - 1960 4. DefectiveExpand
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The inherited disorders of haemoglobin: an increasingly neglected global health burden
  • D. Weatherall
  • Medicine
  • The Indian journal of medical research
  • 1 October 2011
An estimated 300,000 babies are born each year with a severe inherited disease of haemoglobin and that over 80 per cent of these births occur in low- or middle-income countries. As these countries goExpand
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Red cells II: acquired anaemias and polycythaemia
Iron deficiency affects 30% of the world's population. Iron metabolism is tightly regulated, with both gut transport and storage being coordinated. Hereditary haemochromatosis due to mutations in theExpand
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The doctor's dilemma
The Cambridge World History of Human Disease.Edited by Kenneth F. Kiple. Cambridge University Press: 1993. Pp. 1,176. £75, $150.
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Antenatal Diagnosis How to Deliver a Comprehensive Service in the United Kingdom
FIGURE. 1, which summarizes the aims of genetic screening and prenatal diagnosis, shows that the main objective is informed choice for couples at risk. To allow choicc, one must offer screening andExpand
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Genomics and world health: a decade on
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Genomics and world health: Hopes and realities
  • D. Weatherall
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE B
  • 1 February 2006
Due to lack of appreciation of the complexities of the interactions between nature and nurture, claims for the rapid improvements in medical care following the human genome project have beenExpand
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