Genetic research

Genetic research

Science fiction/science fact

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Connie Clement
Edition: 
Vol 6, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1985
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article explores the blurred narratives within science fiction and science practice. 

Egg harvesting for stem cell research: medical risks and ethical problems

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English
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Online
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Diane Beeson
Abby Lippman
Publisher: 
Reproductive BioMedicine Online
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Cambridge, UK

Explores the health and ethical issues surrounding young women and egg harvesting and calls for a moratorium on harvesting for cloning purposes.

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Includes bibliographical references. --- This article was originally published in the journal Reproductive BioMedicine Online. It is reproduced here with permission from Reproductive Healthcare Ltd. When citing it, the following full reference must be used: "Beeson D, Lippman A 2006 Egg harvesting for stem cell research: medical risks and ethical problems. Reproductive BioMedicine Online 13 (4), in press, [573-579]".

Commercializing embryos and commodifying women's bodies: why women should be concerned about stem cell research

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Abby Lippman
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Examines the issues surrounding stem cell research. Points out its risks to women.

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ISSN 14800039

The new genetic therapies: the case of herceptin for breast cancer

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Women's Health New Genetics (WHNG)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Sharon Batt
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Examines the challenge of genetics in relation to breast cancer. Introduces a new treatment protocol for breast cancer, herceptin or trastuzumab. Looks at its challenges, including its high price.

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NNEWH NRGT.G46 2000
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Chapter in "The Gender of Genetic Futures: The Canadian Biotechnology Strategy, Women and Health." Includes bibliographical references.

Geneticization and the Canadian Biotechnology Strategy: the marketing of women's health

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Women's Health New Genetics (WHNG)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Abby Lippman
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Examines the consequences of applying the qualifier "genetic" to health and to health care. Raises similar questions about the effects of identifying certain health matters as being about gender, as distinct from sex, pointing out how the increasing marketing of, and markets for, genetics and women's health, constantly twist the meaning of these words as well as co-opt the concept of "choice."

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NNEWH NRGT.G46 2000
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Chapter in "The Gender of Genetic Futures: The Canadian Biotechnology Strategy, Women and Health." Includes bibliographical references.

What's so new about the "new genetics"?: genetic counselling and the medical management of "genetic" information

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Women's Health New Genetics (WHNG)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Fiona Alice Miller
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Argues that genetic information has been, and will continue to be, the chief product of the biotechnological "revolution" in medicine. Offers a review of genetic counselling practices, practitioners and disease scope.

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NNEWH NRGT.G46 2000
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Chapter in "The Gender of Genetic Futures: The Canadian Biotechnology Strategy, Women and Health." Includes bibliographical references.

Gender and the gene giants: research and action on women and the new genetics

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Women's Health New Genetics (WHNG)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Julie Delahanty
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides discussion on four issues, including: the use of genetic research in the pharmaceutical industry; the corporate concentration in the life industries; the terminator and traitor technologies; and, the threat of genetic biowarfare. Outlines gender-equality concerns and issues for further research and action.

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NNEWH NRGT.G46 2000
Notes: 
Chapter in "The Gender of Genetic Futures: The Canadian Biotechnology Strategy, Women and Health." Includes bibliographical references.

The Human Genome Project and the issue of biodiversity

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Women's Health New Genetics (WHNG)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Priscilla Settee
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Outliens the work of Aboriginal peoples around the world to mobilise against biopiracy - the appropriation of indigenouse knowledge and indigenous bodies.

ISBN/ISSN: 
NNEWH NRGT.G46 2000
Notes: 
Chapter in "The Gender of Genetic Futures: The Canadian Biotechnology Strategy, Women and Health." Includes bibliographical references.

Groupe de travail sur les femmes, la santé et le génie génétique

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Français
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Recherche
Research

The Working Group brought together Canadian academics and community activists working on issues related to women, health and genetic knowledge. The group adopted feminist and social justice principles. Many individuals involved in Working Group projects continue to be active in the area.

Selected legal issues in genetic testing: guidance from human rights

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English
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Paper
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Author: 
Derek J Jones
Publisher: 
Health Canada, Applied Research and Analysis Directorate
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Argues that modern human rights standards provide important guidelines on legal and ethical issues surrounding genetic testing. Offers working recommendations to develop a framework on genetic testing and genetic information.

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ISBN 06623164X
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