Morality - Medical Ethics

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What is fertility treatment?
given to those who cant concieve naturally
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Whats is in-vitro fertilisation?
egg and sperm brought together outside the womb then implanted back
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Whats artificial insemination by donor?(AID)
uses sperm donated by another man
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What is artificial insemination by husband?(AIH)
using husbands sperm with no sex
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What is surrogacy?
woman carrys the baby for other and hand over when bron could be hers genetically or the parents
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What do christians believe about fertility treatment?
AID=adultery, child a gift&enrich marriage-sympathize with infertile, surrogacy violates marriage, god gave brains-help people, love your neighbour, god benevolent-want couples happy, eggs destroyed, unnatural, accept way made, raise by biological
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What do muslims believe about fertility treatment?
AID=adultery, child gift - sympathize with infertile, think surrogacy ok if man marries both woman
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What do jews believe about fertility treatment?
AID=adultery, child gift - sympathize with infertile, allow egg donation from other jew so carry on faith
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What do catholics believe about fertility treatment?
dont experiment on spare embryos as killing life
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What is cloning?
a duplicated cell
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What are the pros of cloning?
cure for disease as damaged cells can be replaced with heathy ones, genetically modified crops can prodiuce enough food to feed a hungry growing world
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What are the cons of cloning?
playing god, little info on long term consequences, unnatural
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What is embryology?
study of human embryos
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What is a designer baby?
gender and characteristics chosen by parents
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What is a saviour sibling?
born to use ste cells to treat a sick child
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What is a stem cell?
cell whose role in the body not yet determined
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What is a human-animal hybrid embryo?
embryo made from human dna and animal eggs for animal experimentation
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What do buddhists believe about human genetic engineering?
Right intention to save life but killing embryos is against the first moral precept
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What do christians believe about human genetic engineering?
helps others and gives better quality of life but devalues life and scientists take the role of god
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What do hindus believe about human genetic engineering?
helping others but ahimsa means they cant harm living things, gives bad karma and it makes it difficult to escape samsara
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What do muslims believe about human genetic engineering?
Allah gave skills to help others and improves sanctity of life however disposal of embryos and god is the only creator not scientists
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What do jews believe about human genetic engineering?
saves human life and sanctity of life but disposal of embryos and god is the only creator
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What do jehovahs witnesses believe about transfusions?
life is in carried in the blood
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What do muslims believe about transplants?
its allahs body
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What do christians believe about transplants and transfusions?
its an oppurtunity to love thy neighbour
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Does the court over rule any religious beliefs?
YES
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