Holly Weaver

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Britain ponders 'three-person embryos' to combat genetic diseases

If given green light, British scientists would be the first to offer treatments letting babies be born with DNA from three people<p>The government is considering whether to propose legal changes that would allow radical new treatments for families at risk of incurable genetic diseases that involve the …

New Post-Birth Test Reveals Baby’s Genetic Blueprint And Health Risks: Would You Want To Know?

Amelia Sloan — a healthy baby girl — is one of the first to take part in a large-scale research project taking place outside Washington, DC to <b>decode</b> …

Proposed Treatment To Fix Genetic Diseases Raises Ethical Issues

The federal government is considering whether to allow scientists to take a controversial step: make changes in some of the genetic material in a woman's egg that would be passed down through generations.<p>Mark Sauer of the Columbia University Medical Center, a member of one of two teams of U.S. …

Company offers cheap genetic testing

For $99, 23andme.com, offers genetic testing that looks at 250 areas. CEO Bob Safian discusses.

Meet the First Baby Born After Genetic Embryo Screening

What makes Connor Levy, a baby born on May 18, special is that his genome was sequenced for abnormalities before he was born — meaning the doctors …