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Prenatal Genetic Interventions

David DeGrazia

in Creation Ethics: Reproduction, Genetics, and Quality of Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195389630
eISBN:
9780199949731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389630.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter addresses three types of interventions: (1) prenatal genetic diagnosis (PGD); (2) prenatal genetic therapy (PGT); and (3) prenatal genetic enhancement (PGE). Following an overview of ... More


Balancing Risks: PND and the “Prevention of Disability”

Ilana Löwy

in Tangled Diagnoses: Prenatal Testing, Women, and Risk

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226534121
eISBN:
9780226534268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226534268.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter 5 investigates the links between prenatal diagnosis, selective abortion for fetal impairment, and disability rights. It discusses disability activists' opposition to selective abortion of ... More


Religion and Reproductive Health

Laura M Gaydos and Patricia Z Page

in Religion as a Social Determinant of Public Health

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199362202
eISBN:
9780199389872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199362202.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the complicated intersection of religion and reproductive health, with emphasis on family planning, contraception, prenatal care, prenatal diagnosis and screening, abortion, ... More


Tangled Diagnoses: Prenatal Testing, Women, and Risk

Ilana Löwy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226534121
eISBN:
9780226534268
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226534268.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

From the early 1970s on, the development of new medical technologies made possible direct scrutiny of the living fetus, an approach named prenatal testing. Tangled Diagnoses examines the multilevel ... More


Huntington's Disease

Oliver Quarrell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198844389
eISBN:
9780191926815
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844389.001.0001
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Clinical Medicine

Huntington’s disease (HD)―the facts provides an overview of the condition aimed at families and carers understanding the condition. It describes the key features of: a movement disorder, disturbance ... More


Haunting Images: A Cultural Account of Selective Reproduction in Vietnam

Tine M Gammeltoft

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520278424
eISBN:
9780520958159
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520278424.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

In the twenty-first century, people's possibilities to choose the children that they want to enter this world have expanded dramatically. Across the globe, new reproductive technologies enable ... More


Population screening

Allison Streetly and Nehmat Houssami

in Healthcare Public Health: Improving health services through population science

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198837206
eISBN:
9780191873966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837206.003.0014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter outlines the concept and definition of population screening. It identifies key challenges and considerations in converting the simple concept of early identification of disease into ... More


Learning from My Daughter: The Value and Care of Disabled Minds

Eva Feder Kittay

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190844608
eISBN:
9780190844639
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190844608.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Disability offers a significant challenge to long-held philosophical views of the nature of the good life, what offers meaning in our lives, the importance of care, and the centrality of reason, as ... More


How Not to Argue for Selective Reproductive Procedures

Eva Feder Kittay

in Learning from My Daughter: The Value and Care of Disabled Minds

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190844608
eISBN:
9780190844639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190844608.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter considers the moral status of various arguments in favor of reproductive selection, especially those that claim to accept the expressivist objection, especially that of the bioethicist ... More


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