Royal College of Physicians of Ireland warns against destruction of DNA database

by jeeg 25. January 2013 00:48
The RCPI has expressed "serious concern" at what it termed HSE plans to permanently destroy the DNA records of every baby born in Ireland between 1984 and 2002. "This will result in the permanent loss of a genetic database of the Irish population, a unique bio-historical archive of pre-immig... [More]

Irish plan to destroy million baby blood samples 'appalling'

by jeeg 5. March 2012 20:47
MINISTER FOR Health Dr James Reilly has decided to have more than a million archived blood samples taken from newborns destroyed within the next four to six months. Cardiologists have called on the Minister to reverse the decision, describing it as “appalling”. They say the sample... [More]
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