Bioethics

Trisomy 21: new tests using maternity blood being questioned

In a press release dated November 18, 2015, the Supreme Health Authority published their first report on the performance of new tests using « Non-invasive Prenatal Screening” for Trisomy 21, which examines maternal blood for fetal DNA sequences from chromosome 21....

Uterus transplant now authorized in France

  The National Safety Agency for Medicine and Health Products has just authorized a clinical trial for uterine transplant at the Limoges University Medical Center. The team working on this subject since 1999 has proposed a clinical trial protocol including eight...

India: the government wants to restrict Gestational Surrogacy

In a declaration at the supreme Court on Wednesday October 27, 2015, the Indian government indicated that it wishes to forbid foreigners from the possibility of using Indian women on its’ territory from being used for the purposes of surrogate motherhood. The Health...