Tag Archives: China

We need to resolve ethics of CRISPR technology as China awaits third genetically modified baby

Dr. William Hurlbut, Paul Dabrowski and Dr. Samarth Kulkarni during a panel discussion ” Genetics, CRISPR and Medical Ethics” at the CNBC Healthy Returns conference in New York on May 21, 2019. Astrid Stawiarz | CNBC After a Chinese scientist last year made history by using CRISPR technology to genetically modify two newborns, the scientific… Read More »

China draws up tighter rules on human gene and embryo trials: Xinhua

FILE PHOTO: A student at Ayi University, a training program for domestic helpers, practices on a baby doll during a course teaching childcare in Beijing, China December 5, 2018. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/File Photo BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s top legislature will consider tougher rules on research involving human genes and embryos, the first such move since a… Read More »

Young woman who Instagrams her chronic acne on her daily battle – South China Morning Post

Emily Keel, 24, is a personal trainer, mindful of exercise and her diet. She has long, thick dark hair and enormous green eyes. She has great teeth and a fabulous smile. But she also has acne, which frequently makes her unhappy. Snapchat dysmorphia: depression, cosmetic surgery and addiction Yet, in a courageous attempt to support… Read More »

Harvard research reveals Coke’s fingerprints on health policy in China

A complex network of research funding, institutional ties, and personal influence allowed Coca-Cola, through connections with a nonprofit group, to exert substantial influence over obesity science and policy solutions in China, nudging government policy into alignment with the company’s corporate interests, a Harvard study has found. Professor Susan Greenhalgh’s study reveals not just efforts by… Read More »