Genetics

Genetics

Reflections on genes and eating disorders

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English
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Online
Author: 
Karin Jasper
Publisher: 
National Eating Disorder Information Centre
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Discusses research that looks into genetic influences on the development of eating disorders. Link require PDF reader.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Genomics, health and society: emerging issues for public policy

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English
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Bartha Maria Knoppers, ed.
Charles Scriver, ed.
Publisher: 
Policy Research Initiative
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Looks at issues that will need to be addressed for us to reap the potentially tremendous health and economic benefits that genomics promises, while managing the associated risks. Deals with a range of topics, including genetic medicine and privacy, issues of intellectual property, and implications for the developing world.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0662351541

Proceedings from the fourth annual conference on sex and gene expression

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English
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Society for Women's Health Research
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Washington, D.C.

Examines sex and gender differences at the cellular level. Includes presentations and discussions on sexual dimorphism in meiosis, sexual dimorphism in cellular morphology and function, and sex differences in aging.

Ferre Institute, Inc

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English

Provides the latest and most accurate information about infertilility, family building, and genetic risk.

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Email Address: 
luba@pronetisp.net
Fax Number: 
(607) 724-8290
Street Address: 
124 Front St.
City: 
Binghamton
Province: 
New York
Postal/ZIP Code: 
13905

Selected legal issues in genetic testing: guidance from human rights

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English
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Derek J Jones
Publisher: 
Health Canada, Applied Research and Analysis Directorate
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Argues that modern human rights standards provide important guidelines on legal and ethical issues surrounding genetic testing. Offers working recommendations to develop a framework on genetic testing and genetic information.

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ISBN 06623164X

Biotechnology and the new genetics: what it means for women's health

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women's Health New Genetics (WHNG)
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Online
Paper
Author: 
Anne Rochon Ford
Working Group on Women, Health and the New Genetics
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Examines assumptions about biotechnology and the new genetics for Canadians as a whole and for women in particular. Provides a brief overview of "biotechnology" and the "new genetics" and their implications for women's health. Examines two main areas of concern - agricultural biotechnology and biotechnology in health care and medicine.

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Includes glossary and bibliographical references.

The gender of genetic futures: the Canadian biotechnology strategy, women and health

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Women's Health New Genetics (WHNG)
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Online
Author: 
Fiona Miller
Lorna Weir
Roxanne Mykitiuk
Patricia Lee
Susan Sherwin
Working Group on Women, Health and the New Genetics
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Incorporates pre-circulated statements, plenary presentations and respondent commentary prepared for the workshop. Most of the Workshop materials are included in this collection.

ISBN/ISSN: 
NNEWH NRGT.G46 2000
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Includes bibliographical references.

Shifting connections: a report on emerging federal policy relating to women's health, the new genetics and biotechnology

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Women's Health New Genetics (WHNG)
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Online
Author: 
Constance MacIntosh
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides a policy primer, of value to experts and novices wishing to gain insight into the range of Canadian government activities which bear on the way that biotechnologies will impact on women and their health.

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NNEWH NRGT.M33 1999
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Includes bibliographical references.
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