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'No reasons' to prevent genetic screening


The government's advisory body on genetics says there are "no specific social, ethical or legal principles" to prevent the introduction of genetic screening for people before they have children.

Dr Frances Flinter, of Guys and St Thomas's Hospital in London, and Catherine Upstone from Northampton, whose daughter has cystic fibrosis, discuss the ethics of screening.

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