Tag Archives: assisted human reproduction

Genome-Edited Babies – A Cause for Concern

Shawn H.E. Harmon describes significant concerns with human genome editing that illustrate multiple failures of governance.

Compensating Egg Donors: United States vs Spain

Diane Tober considers how different compensation schemes for donation affect the experiences and choices of egg donors and announces the launch of her research project which analyzes egg donation practices in the US and Spain.

Manufacturing Consensus on Commercial Surrogacy in Canada

Dave Snow questions the supposed public consensus behind Canada’s commercial surrogacy prohibition.

Voluntary Sterilization, Personal Responsibility, and IVF Coverage

Katharine Browne argues that exclusion from coverage for IVF on the basis of voluntary sterilization is unjustified.

The Truth about Mitochondrial Replacement

Françoise Baylis disputes popular descriptions of mitochondrial replacement as much needed treatment to avoid the birth of children ‘born to suffer’.

Assisted Procreation in Quebec: What To Expect?

Marie-France Bureau raises concerns about access to, and the funding and regulation of, assisted reproductive treatments.

International Differences in Gamete Donor Limits

Khue Tran Minh Hua shows that concerns about consanguinity and intergenerational transmission of genetic disease are not the only reasons for low or high gamete donor limits.