Pre-Implantation Genetic Engineering

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Genetic engineering is the gateway into an advanced realm of medicine. The first leap in this progression has already been established: pre-implantation genetic diagnosis, PGD. Genetic diseases can be halted by utilizing this process, particularly those resulting from single gene defects. This includes cystic fibrosis, sickle cell anemia, and Huntington’s disease. Moreover, it has recently been expanded to prevent the development of breast and ovarian cancers by ensuring offspring do not possess the genetic mutation BRCA-1, which increases said cancers risk by eighty and sixty percent respectively. Curtailing diseases caused by genetic defects improves the world. Society as a whole is benefited when its members are healthy, and pre-implantation
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