Prenatal Testing: Is society offering a choice or a routine procedure?

Several days ago, the New Zealand Medical Journal published a viewpoint article, “Testing times: do new prenatal tests signal the end of Down syndrome?”, which considered the ethical implications of screening for Down syndrome (DS) using more advanced “non-invasive prenatal diagnosis” methods (you can read about the current screening programme here). The advocacy group, Saving […]

Just prenatal testing? The science, ethics, and policy of testing for Down syndrome -Rob Cole

This is the last in our new year series showcasing some of the work that has recently been undertaken by students of the Bioethics Centre.  I’m sure there will be more abstracts to come as other students complete their studies, but this will probably be the last one for a little while.   Just prenatal […]