Ethical and legal implications in IVF and prenatal diagnosis in the U.K.

@article{FergusonSmith1991EthicalAL,
  title={Ethical and legal implications in IVF and prenatal diagnosis in the U.K.},
  author={M. E. Ferguson-Smith},
  journal={Prenatal diagnosis},
  year={1991},
  volume={11 8},
  pages={661-70}
}
The natural desire for couples to be parents and the medical practitioner's inability to treat most genetic diseases have been responsible for some of the most exciting research into infertility and genetic disorders. This has led in the United Kingdom to the establishment of the Warnock Committee of Inquiry into Human Fertilization and its report in 1984, and to a Review of the guidance on Research Use of Fetuses and Fetal Material published in 1989 and known as the Polkinghorne Report. The… CONTINUE READING