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On the ITV News Facebook page we have been asking what you think about the use of 'gene selection' to prevent children being born with inherited diseases. Is it a positive medical development or is it going too far? Here are some of your views:
A public consultation launches today to hear people's thoughts on 'gene selection' to prevent children being born with serious diseases.
The consultation will discuss new techniques, known as mitochondria replacement, which could enable women to avoid passing genetic diseases on to their children by using a donor’s mitochondria to create a healthy embryo.
Children born following mitochondria replacement would have the DNA of 'three parents'
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