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    Socio-scientific issue - the use of IVF and Pre-Implantation Genetic Diagnosis In today’s world, our technology is endlessly developing. We are constantly creating more ways to enhance our lives with concepts ranging from aeroplanes to touch screens to artificial insemination and testing. The question is, have we taken it too far? What is IVF (in-vitro fertilisaiton) and PGD (pre-implantation genetic diagnosis)? A major development in our modern technology is the use of IVF and Pre-Implantation Genetic Diagnosis, often known as PGD. In vitro fertilization (IVF) is a reproductive technology in which an egg is removed from a woman and joined with a sperm cell from a man in a test tube (in vitro). The cells fuse to form a single cell called…

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    Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis is a procedure in which helps identify genetic defects within the embryos before implantation, that is created through in vitro fertilization that prevents diseases or disorders from being passed on to the offspring. IVF known as IN Vitro Fertilisation is a reproductive technique that is used to assist infertile couples to conceive a child. IVF is a reproductive technology in which the woman’s egg is removed and is joined with a sperm cell from a male in a test…

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    are even born. This process is called preimplantation genetic diagnosis. Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) is a screening test used to determine if genetic or chromosomal abnormalities are present in an embryo created through in-vitro fertilization. In-vitro fertilization literally means fertilization “in glass,” but in actuality, simply occurs in laboratory receptacles. This combined process, developed in the early 1990s, originally intended to help families at high risks for sex-linked…

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    Imagine being able to select how one’s offspring will look; the sex, the hair colour, athletic ability, and even intelligence could all be chosen. Designer babies, or build-a-baby, are typically thought of in context of science fiction, but the possible technology used create them already exist. Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD), created in 1989, was one of the first iterations of a genetic profiling technology that could literally allow people to ‘design’ their offspring. It works in…

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    Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) is a method used prior to implantation to help identify genetic defects within embryos created through in vitro fertilization. This procedure is used to help prevent particular diseases or disorders from being passed on to the infant (American Pregnancy Association). Science cannot only help couples that are unable to have babies, but it can help them have babies they want. However, where should the line be drawn for modern reproductive medicine? (Kalb…

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    If action is not taken now, the uncontrolled use of Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis will also threaten to increase the country’s gap between socioeconomic groups. The current imbalance between the upper class and the lower class in health inequalities primarily, stem from the amount of income and access to health insurance. These health discrepancies may often result in disparities in occupational and educational opportunities. In the case of PGD, the differences are even more conspicuous. In…

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    diminish the number of people with these ailments? Should we use it? There is a method called preimplantation genetic diagnosis. PDG involves removing a cell from an embryo created through In Vitro fertilization, or IVF, to test for specific genetic conditions before transferring the chosen embryo to the uterus. Should eugenic techniques like PDGS or preimplantation genetic diagnosis and selection, screening and choosing embryos for diseases prior to implanting them into a woman seeking…

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    is not a genetic shopping list; it is a way for couples to achieve the goal of having a baby. It also gives hope to the woman who though they would never be able to conceive a baby of their own. There are a vast number of advances happening in the reproductive world with medicine. These advances are to benefit the major of society in counting their generation to come. This process isn’t just about deciding what gender or eye color you want your child to have. Reproductive technology has become…

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    Pgd Disadvantages

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    Advancements in medical technology have saved the lives of hordes of people suffering from illnesses and disorders; however, some of these medical advancements, such as preimplantation genetic diagnosis, enable doctors and parents to slaughter offspring that are deemed unfit. Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) is a screening test used to determine if genetic or chromosomal disorders are present in embryos produced through in vitro fertilization (IVF). This technology also allow parents to…

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    patients.” Although it produced more headers I found it interesting that I did not include the name of the actual topic ;however, it still produced the topic at hand. The second search keywords I used were in-vitro and cost I used cost as I was curious to the cost the procedure and the article name was Cost-effectiveness analysis of preimplantation genetic screening and in vitro fertilization versus expectant management in patients with unexplained recurrent pregnancy…

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