Category: Pre-Natal Testing

Disability Japan Pre-Natal Testing

Japan Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology seeks review of Pre-Implantation Diagnosis System

“It has so far approved pre-implantation diagnosis, in which genes and chromosomes of eggs fertilized in vitro are examined, for limited cases including serious genetic disorders, due to criticism that the method could lead to the selection of life.”

Disability Health Japan Pre-Natal Testing

Japan’s private obstetricians and gynecologists to be allowed to conduct prenatal tests to detect possible chromosome abnormalities

“The Japan Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology’s (JSOG) executive board has decided to allow obstetrician-gynecologists who run their own private practices to conduct blood tests on pregnant women to detect possible chromosome abnormalities such as Down syndrome in their babies.”