April 17, 2015

Lawmakers Debate Whether Pregnant Women Should Get to Make Their Own End-of-Life Decisions

(Texas Observer) – The House State Affairs Committee heard a bill Wednesday that would allow pregnant women and their families to make their own end-of-life decisions.  Currently, under Texas’ advance directive law, doctors “may not withdraw or withhold life-sustaining treatment … Read More

April 16, 2015

Study Published in the Journal Science Identifies the First Genetic Variant Directly Correlated to Mitotic-Origin Aneuploidy in Human Embryos

(PR Newswire) – Natera, Inc., a leader in non-invasive genetic testing, announced the publication of a study in the current issue of Science, which describes the identification of a genetic variant that influences the likelihood of aneuploidy in preimplantation embryos. … Read More

April 14, 2015

India Surrogacy Case: Documents Show New South Wales Couple Abandoned Baby Boy Despite Warnings

(ABC.net.au) – An Australian couple who abandoned a baby boy born via a surrogacy arrangement in India misled High Commission staff in New Delhi and were repeatedly warned the baby could be left stateless, documents show. Freedom of Information (FOI) … Read More

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