Gene Testing - Stephanie Warner ZOO 161 LAB AB Shweta Nayar...

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Stephanie Warner ZOO 161 LAB AB Shweta Nayar November 28, 2006 Gene Testing There are many health impacts from Gene Testing. Gene testing could cure infertility. It could also cause many health problems for the embryo and the mother bearing the child. The embryo could be a failure and cause many psychological health issues for the parents. In some studies, scientists looked at different tissue transplantation. This could cause problems in excessive bleeding and clotting. Also the recipient’s body could reject the new tissues or even an embryo trying to be developed inside her body. There are also some major economic impacts with this issue. Many of these testing procedures cost thousands and thousands of dollars. Each attempt costs $8,000 and $12,000, and multiple attempts are needed. Many health insurance plans do not cover these expenses and because the procedures are considered experimental or elective. This means the people doing these procedures get plenty of money. If these procedures
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This essay was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course ZOO 161 Lab taught by Professor Nayar during the Fall '06 term at Miami University.

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