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With the completion of the human genome project, the genetic basis of disease is becoming better understood. Genetic tests for disabilities are increasingly becoming available to allow couples with a family history of genetic disease to select healthy offspring. But some couples wish to select for disability. Might there be good reasons for acceding to such requests?

Type

Journal article

Journal

British Medical Journal

Publication Date

05/10/2002

Volume

325

Pages

771 - 773