Genetic information values and rights

the morality of presymptomatic genetic testing by Niklas Juth

Publisher: Acta Universitatis Gothoburgensis in Göteburg

Written in English
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  • Genetic screening -- Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Medical ethics

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementNiklas Juth.
SeriesActa philosophica Gothoburgensia -- 18
The Physical Object
Pagination459 p.
Number of Pages459
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20765299M
ISBN 109173465348

  Those who have read academic papers by Canadian philosopher Françoise Baylis — say on social egg freezing, or dementia and identity, or the ethics of creating children with three genetic parents — know her work is incisive, insightful, and rigorous, and her prose accessible and persuasive. Her new book, Altered Inheritance, reveals her ability to deconstruct complex genomic concepts for.   What sort of genetic information should parents seek about their children and how might this influence raising that child?. In the modern day scenario, where adoption has become commonplace, many wonder if the genetics of their children have any effect on bringing them up at all. Through giving, volunteering, and more, we make sure our communities grow right along with us. And in turn, they empower us. Through specific programs like UA Power in Pink and UA Freedom, we work within the U.S. to empower women, veterans, and more. And with UA Win Global, Under Armour helps kids around the world have access to sports. And. This book is a philosophically sophisticated and scientifically well-informed discussion of the moral and social issues raised by genetically engineering animals, a powerful technology that has major implications for society. Unlike other books on this emotionally charged subject, the author attempts to inform, not inflame, the reader about the real problems society must address in order to /5(2).

  () Its broader significance as a genomic civil rights law lay in two low-key provisions in which Congress defined the types of genetic information that raise civil rights concerns () and appointed a federal regulator with broad rulemaking authority to address those concerns. (). Genetic Algorithms in Molecular Modeling is the first book available on the use of genetic algorithms in molecular design. This volume marks the beginning of an ew series of books, Principles in Qsar and Drug Design, which will be an indispensable reference for students and professionals involved in medicinal chemistry, pharmacology, (eco. This paper was presented at "The Ethics of Genetic Engineering and Animal Patents Conference", held by The Alliance for Animals on Octo , at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. For thousands of years human beings have manipulated the bodies and family life .   The starting point of the second book, Genes, Genesis and God: Values and their Origins in Natural and Human History Genes, and its conclusion some pages later, is that the emergence of order (termed “information” in this book) and of values during biological and cultural evolution is firm evidence for the existence of a Presence (God Author: Angus Clarke.

These “values” obviously had a strong cultural component, but Wade points to evidence that agrarian societies evolved away from hunter-gatherer societies in some crucial respects. Also controversial are his findings regarding the genetic basis of traits we associate with intelligence, such as literacy and numeracy, in certain ethnic /5(). This book is an edited compilation of papers from the Symposium on the Economics of Valuation and Conservation of Genetic Resources for Agriculture held in Rome in May It addresses some of the key issues involved in the estimation of the economic value of . The predicted finishing of the human genome project, combined with the increasing technologies of genetic screening, are raising many legal and ethical issues. Scientists must begin to recognize that through genetic screening, issues such as discrimination and eugenics are going to need to be addressed. Outline. The Ethics of Genetic Testing. The phenomenon of the New Genetics raises complex social problems, particularly those of privacy. This book offers ethical and legal perspectives on the questions of a right to know and not to know genetic information from the standpoint of individuals, their relatives, employers, insurers and the by:

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Values, Rights, and GMO- against Juth (Sweden)6. The Precautionary Principle and the Risks of Modern Agri-Biotechnology Marko Ahteensuu (Finland)7. Population Databanks and Democracy - in Light of the Iceland lmur Arnason and Stef n Hj rleifsson (Iceland)8.

GENETIC DEMOCRACY involves an in-depth analysis of the ethical, social and philosophical issues related to modern genetic research and gene technology. The aim of the book is to introduce systematic research on the social and ethical impacts of the use and development of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) as well as the acquisition, use and.

Genetic information, along with other medical information, may be used to establish the etiology of a health condition. For example, genetic information may help to prove or disprove the service-relatedness of a claim for veterans’ benefits or the work-relatedness of a workers’ compensation claim.

V.B ImmigrationCited by: 7. The first section (Chapters 1 to 8) covers topics of classical phenotypic data analysis for prediction of breeding values in animal and plant breeding programs. In the second section (Chapters 9 to 13) we provide the concept and overall review of available tools for using DNA markers for predictions of genetic merits in breeding populations.

Addresses the many value, scientific, & public policy issues surrounding the use of genetic knowledge. Important questions are raised about the definitions of health & disease, personhood & family. Suggested Citation:"Summary." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

An Evidence Framework for Genetic Testing. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: / Advances in genetics and genomics are transforming medical. Age (40 years or older), race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, religion or creed, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, sex (including gender, gender.

While one law exists (GINA, the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act) to prevent employers and health insurers from using one’s genetic testing results to discriminate against individuals, no laws explicitly regulate the use of consumers’ genetic data by DTCGT companies for genealogy matching and ethnic composition (Note: 23andMe’s.

The aim of the book is to introduce systematic research on the social and ethical impacts of the use and development of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) as well as the acquisition, use and storage of human genetic information (HGI). The book contributes into enhancing public discussion and reaching fair and democratic decision-making.

According to the Genetic Information Non-discrimination Act (GINA), genetic information is any information about an individual's genetic tests and the genetic tests of an individual's family. The importance of genomic information for patient care is increasingly apparent (Institute of Medicine, ).Genomic information may be helpful in assessing the likelihood and possible extent of therapeutic response, the possibility of treatment side effects, the risks of drug–drug interactions in a particular patient, and the need to monitor for disease prevention, among other by: 9.

Juth N () Genetic Information – Values and Rights: TheMorality of Presymptomatic Genetic Testing, Acta Universitatis Gothoburgensis: Göteborg.

Google Scholar Kagan S () The Limits of Morality, Oxford UniversityPress Inc: New : Niklas Juth. Genetic information: caution, cooperation, and human values / Jacquelyn Ann K. Kegley --The human genome: facts, enigmas, and complexities / Guido Pincheira --The nature of polygenic diseases: toward a holistic theory of biology / R.C.

Strohman --Genetic information and genetic essentialism: will we betray science, the individual, and the. “Genetic Democracy” involves an in-depth analysis of the ethical, social and philosophical issues related to modern genetic research and gene technology.

The aim of the book is to introduce systematic research on the social and ethical impacts of the use and development of genetically modified. The book encourages the reader to think about the dark history of experimentation on African Americans, the birth of bioethics, and the legal battles over who owns and controls genetic material.

In the story, unbeknownst to Henrietta, some tissue was removed from her tumor and sent to George Gey's lab at Johns Hopkins Hospital to be cultured in.

Genetic Technology. The responsibility of humankind to God's creation challenges us to deal carefully with and examine the possibilities of genetic research and technology in a conscientious, careful, and responsible way. We welcome the use of genetic technology for meeting fundamental human needs for health and a safe environment.

Suggested Citation: "4 Issues in Genetic Counseling." Institute of Medicine. Assessing Genetic Risks: Implications for Health and Social Policy.

Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: / It was a long and complex process. Blood samples from numerous members of my family had to be collected and analyzed. There are some historical fears over the use of genetic information in Japan, which makes rural people hide the presence of genetic disease in their family.

That information has also been used in the past as a barrier for marriage. In urban and modern Japan this image is changing, and genetic counseling is slowly being introduced. This paper proposes a refocusing of consent for clinical genetic testing, moving away from an emphasis on autonomy and information provision, towards an emphasis on the virtues of healthcare professionals seeking consent, and the relationships they construct with their patients.

We draw on focus groups with UK healthcare professionals working in the field of clinical genetics, as well Cited by:   Main Text. In this second edition of Genetic Dilemmas: Reproductive Technology, Parental Choices, and Children's Futures, Dena Davis explores the scope and limits of parental reproductive uctive autonomy is by many perceived as being one of the leading values in reproductive genetic : Annelien Bredenoord.

Introduction of genetic testing into health care requires that providers are knowledgeable regarding ethical, policy, and practice issues in order to minimize risk for harm, protect the rights of Author: Bartha Maria Knoppers. This book is conceived as an introductory text into the theory of syntactic and semantic information, and information flow.

Syntactic information theory is concerned with the information contained Author: Antonio Marturano. The book is an ideal resource for practitioners, regulators, lawmakers, clinical researchers, genetic counselors and graduate and medical students.

As the Human Genome Project has triggered a technological revolution that has influenced nearly every field of medicine, including reproductive medicine, obstetrics, gynecology, andrology, prenatal. GENETIC DISCRIMINATION••• Genetic discrimination is the term commonly assigned to actions taken against or negative attitudes toward a person based on that person's possession of variations in the genome, or variations in the genome of his or her biological relatives.

A component of stigmatization, genetic discrimination differentiates social treatment based on assumptions about the. Drawing the distinction between safety and civil rights regulation can be enormously helpful. For example, it helps to explain the recent Common Rule revisions that according to Evans, sought to “disentangle safety and civil rights by ceding civil-rights oversight to the HIPAA regulations and focusing the Common Rule on the physical risks of.

ethical values and fundamental human rights. Tools used to Collect Data observation were used in this research whenever it was required at the time of collecting data. Brief Overview of Genetic Information Genetic engineering offers great potential and public benefit.

It File Size: 1MB. This chapter explores the logic of genetic value and its socio-historical context. It addresses the ways zoos use the life sciences in their pursuit of changing economies in wild animal bodies. The focus here is on the production of ‘genetically valuable’ individuals in what appears, on the one hand, as a techno-scientific economy.

This economy is made up of laboratory skills and research. Genetic engineering is the alteration of genetic material by direct intervention in genetic processes with the purpose of producing new substances or improving functions of existing organisms.

It is a very young, exciting, and controversial branch of the biological sciences. The transmission of genetic information from parent to offspring is called genetics or genetic transmission.

Such genetic information includes height, eye and hair color. Asked in Cell Biology. THE ECONOMIC VALUE OF BIODIVERSITY Page 4 Genetic diversity Genetic diversity is the sum of genetic information contained in the genes of individuals of plants, animals and micro-organisms.

Each species is the repository of an immense amount of genetic information. The number of genes range from about in bacteria, up to or more in manyFile Size: KB.

Rights, autonomy, privacy, and confidentialityare concepts commonly used in discussionsconcerning genetic information. When theseconcepts are thought of as denoting absolutenorms and values which cannot be overriden byother considerations, conflicts among themnaturally this paper, these and related notions areexamined in terms of the duties and obligationsmedical professionals and Cited by: The right to share information involves the conflict of two other rights: the right of the patient to communicate his information, and the right of his relative to privacy.

When a patient reveals information about his genetic makeup, he inherently suggests that, with some probability, his. A conclusion that could be derived from this volume is that while genetic information may be significant, it is not exceptionally so.

The work presented in this volume underlines the continuing and growing relevance of notions of privacy to genomic science, and the need to take ownership of a genetic privacy for the future through broad.