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Monday, 20 March 2017

Scientists in UK are working on making babies from 2 women and 1 man

Scientists in UK have been given the go-ahead to carry out a treatment that will make it possible for babies to be made from two women and a man.  The UK's fertility regulator, the Human Fertilisation and Embryo Authority, gave the green light to the technique in December 2016 and has now agreed to its use by a clinic at Newcastle University.


The technique is known as mitochondrial donation, the in vitro fertilization technique involves replacing faulty mitochondria inherited from the mother with the healthy mitochondria of another woman as a way of preventing mitochondrial disease from being passed on to a child.  Sally Cheshire, the fertility regulator's chair, announced the approval saying:
"I can confirm today that the HFEA has approved the first application by Newcastle Fertility at Life for the use of mitochondrial donation to treat patients'.
Patients will now be able to apply individually to the HFEA to undergo mitochondrial donation treatment at Newcastle, which will be life-changing for them, as they seek to avoid passing on serious genetic diseases to future generations. The facility will now need to apply to conduct the process on a case-by-case basis.

8 comments:

Gbolagade Oluwatomisin Hermitant said...

Some people will call this the end of the world. #isokay... Science & Tech ti take over# JUST PASSING BY

Anonymous said...

Na wa o!it gets to a point when sumthyn now becomes too much!asin too much.that was how they packaged food in cans saying it was better later cancer came on d rampage they now adviced people to go back to natural fruits.sex is for fun,then children cum out of it,not sex is for children.i commend dem for helping out women who term there self barren.but two women to one man?now that one get as e be make dem no go create pikin wey go turn anoda issue in 10years time.

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Catherine Aneke said...

Scientists so u ppl want to become God abi instead of u people to continue searching for d permanent cure for HIV/AIDS u are there searching for wat dat will kill u

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Primitive girl with water brain. Go harvest Cassava for farm I beg. Must you comment? U think say na Nigerian film be this where wuna dey comment anyhow?

SisterSledge said...

I love science' but dn't be lyk those in d bible trying to build to get to heaven and God confused them. You can't be God!

kisbykay (Travelling Agency) said...

Wow, OK oo

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