Bioethics: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

Upper House debates Surrogacy Regulation Bill, 2019

On 19 Nov, while debating on Surrogacy Bill in winter session of Parliament, Health Minister Dr Harsh Vadhan said India has emerged as a hub of surrogacy in recent years. The Surrogacy Regulation Bill, 2019 prohibits commercial surrogacy, but allows altruistic surrogacy. Its provisions include establishing National Surrogacy Board, State Surrogacy Board and appointment of ..

2019 edition of World Animal Day (WAD)

The World Animal Day (WAD) is celebrated every year on 4th October to educate humans about how their actions impact animals and create awareness about the protection of animals all over the world.

Surrogacy Bill 2016: Key Features

The cabinet has cleared the surrogacy bill 2016. The features of the bill include: The Bill defines surrogacy as a practice where a woman gives birth to a child for an eligible couple and agrees to hand over the child after the birth to them The Bill allows altruistic surrogacy which involves a surrogacy arrangement ..

Designer Baby

A designer baby is a human embryo that has been genetically modified, usually following guidelines set by the parent or scientist, to produce desirable traits. This is done using various methods, such as gene therapy or Pre implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD). Gene therapy is a technique in which genes are inserted into an individual’s cells ..